It’s Christmas time again, and I’ve been enjoying listing to holiday music in my car. I find it quite festive! (My husband and teenage daughters disagree. Scrooges.) Click here to see last year’s crushing of the Christmas song. This year is my first Christmas in Alaska, so it’s a new experience; it seems so much moreContinue reading “Getting in the Christmas Spirit”
There are a lot of ravens in Alaska, apparently. When I first saw them, I thought they were crows, but they are much bigger. Seriously, these things are the size of housecats! Here’s a chart to tell the difference between ravens and crows: Apparently they are very smart birds; they can solve simple puzzles andContinue reading “Quoth the Raven”
We recently bought an amazon “fire stick” to use with our TV. It’s pretty great; we can use it to watch Netflix or Hulu or Amazon Prime video, etc., but there’s one problem with it. The remote is REALLY small. I think we’ve lost it about twenty times in the past couple of months. The lastContinue reading “The Lost Remote”
I got a text from my fifteen-year old daughter. She sent it during school, unfortunately. Apparently she’d been discussing old Star Trek Episodes with her friends. She showed them my reply. “Your mom is the Queen of Sass,” her friend said. Why, thank you, my dear. Now go do some schoolwork!!
Little Boy loves to play “what if.” He comes up with the most bizarre scenarios and ask me, “What if this happened?” He can fill hours doing this. “What if you saw a squirrel and it had an acorn and then it pooped on the acorn and then washed it off?” “What if you askedContinue reading “What if we played an annoying game?”