Halloween Decorations

We received an email for our neighborhood association about Halloween decor: “We encourage families to decorate their homes and yards for the upcoming Trick or Treat night; however, we also ask that your decorations be in good taste and not inappropriate (over-the- top gory and horrific). Remember we are a Family Neighborhood Community.┬áPlease decorate withinContinue reading “Halloween Decorations”

You’re turning me into a freak

I’m starting to put the library books I’m reading into ziploc bags. Why? you ask? What kind of a freak does that? you ask? Well, the quirky hero of the kids’ book “Alistair in Outer Space” did something similar. This is a story about a nerdy kid who stores his shoes in plastic bags andContinue reading “You’re turning me into a freak”

Moms are so embarrassing!

Everyone has a story about being embarrassed by their mother when they were younger. Some are worse than others, of course. (For a story about how I embarrassed my own teenager click here.) My personal embarrassing memories are pretty tame. For example, I was extremely mortified by my mother when I was in junior highContinue reading “Moms are so embarrassing!”