I plug my phone in at night near my bed, and usually it’s been on low power mode by the evening since it’s been used all day. Then when gets up to 80% charge, it lights up excitedly, bragging about how CHARGED UP it is. Usually this is around midnight, which is when you definitelyContinue reading “Why is my phone so proud of itself?”
I sent a group message to my husband and kids to ask what they wanted from McDonald’s. Their answers were pretty varied: I wasn’t able to get the secret to Ronald McDonald’s eternal youth, however….
The other day I was getting some ketchup from my condiment drawer– What? You don’t have a condiment drawer? What do you do with your ketchup packets then? Anyways…. I noticed that all my ketchup packets had little holes, like something had been CHEWING on them. Could there be mice in the house? Oh surelyContinue reading “Ketchup Mouse”
Last year at this time I would have laughed at the idea of wearing a mask to go out. The idea of “protective face masks” would have conjured up crazy images. This year…. I have a DESIGNATED MASK RACK in my laundry room. I guess this is progress…
On Sunday I decided to try to really look nice for church. I usually wear a skirt to church, out of tradition, but there’s the ever-present problem of my legs. Normally skirts are designed to showcase pretty legs, but those are not the kind of legs I have. My legs are not only shaped likeContinue reading “Yesterday I tried to dress up”
My oldest daughter, age 24. called me from her apartment and asked what I was doing. “I’m making a dump cake from a recipe I saw on Tik Tok,” I said. She paused. “I have a lot of problems with that sentence, Mom. For one thing, DUMP CAKE?! And remember, we’ve talked about how parentsContinue reading “Tik Tok Dump Cake”
…and they are ugly. My friends were telling me about these super comfortable shoes called “oofoos,” which honestly sounded made-up to me. I looked them up (Surprise! They are real!) and decided to try a pair. I have to tell you, these are the most comfortable shoes I’ve ever tried on. And they are SOContinue reading “I got new shoes…”
On the first Sunday morning of the new year, I was going to church with my family. Right away we seemed to run into trouble. When we got there, the church building was shuttered and the parking lot empty. Apparently, the service was online only that day. You know, because of COVID. So we putContinue reading “Happy New Year 2021”