Monthly Archives: June 2013

6th, 5th, 2nd. FIN

Last year, on September 4th, I was, officially, the mama of a 6th grader, a 5th grader, and a 2nd grader. We didn’t really buy school supplies. We didn’t buy new school clothes, since our semi-annual shopping trip to Buffalo ended early and in tears (mine). We didn’t buy new…

Keeping The Fish Alive

So, our three starter fish and one tank cleaner didn’t quite make it through their first night at Casa de Martell. Apparently, they don’t know everything at Petsmart, since they had us set the temperature on the filter to something that apparently was a little bit too hot tub-like for…

G’Day Mate

This is how I became P. Sherman 42 Wallaby Way Sydney. Essentially. “Mama, since my birthday is soon {August 15th} I really want to talk about a fish. It’s the only, only thing I really want for my birthday. A teensy, tiny goldfish. And I have basically already named him….

Baseball Is Awesome Even Though I Suck At Charades

My son plays baseball several times a week. He’s number 1 on a team with maroon shirts, which is important because now you understand why my son is bummed that he wasn’t allowed to be number 5, and they are sponsored by Marble Slab Ice Cream, which is important because…

18 Summers: Live ‘Em, Love ‘Em

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and just past the awesome shared videos, photos, and annoying someecards, something caught my eye. It said —and I’m paraphrasing here, because through my weepy face it was a little bit hard to make out each and every word and sadly, who had…

Something About Apples Falling Close To Trees…

We have many friends. And those friends have many children. And most of those children have A THING, and it’s usually just one. One passion, one love, one thing that drives them. Competitive dance, ice skating, rep hockey, speed skating, swim team, little league, piano. Sometimes it takes a while…

css.php