Hilarity to ensue….

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... Mrs. Digital Hairshirt is coming for a weekend visit. I thought it would be a fun idea to take her to Occupy Charlotte's 'tent city'. You know. For laughs.Patsy: What will you drink if you stop drinking? Eddie: I shall drink water. Patsy: [Blank look] Eddie: It's a mixer, Patsy, we have it with whisky. … [Read more...]

parenting is fun…

... A recent parent-teacher conference has uncovered that my son is not very organized at school. He is not writing down all his assignments in his planner. This is preventing him from remembering when and what is due and has resulted in a few incomplete grades. Not acceptable. So a proper punishment needed to be devised should he continue to fail writing down his work. Me: I need you to write down your assignments every day.The Boy: I can remember them.Me: Obviously not. Do not … [Read more...]

what the hell, seriously…

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This shit has to stop. Is this how we solve problems now-a-days...Apparently if you are whiny college kid, the most effective way to solve problems and express frustration when things don't go your way is to have a property destroying hissing fit and temper tantrum. … [Read more...]

I’d have 20 babies if I could…

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... though I'd dress them more fashionably and wouldn't be caught dead with that perm. I jest. I think they are a lovely family.Michelle Duggar announced recently that she and her family are expecting their 20th child. Now the poor woman has to defend herself against some of the nastiest comments I ever read. For heaven's sake, this is someone's wife and mother... not the Octomom. She and her husband are a loving couple devoted to their family; why shouldn't she want to add another … [Read more...]

sometimes you don’t have to visit a museum to view beautiful masterpieces…

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Autumn is the season when the trees are on fire and the woods glow from within. … [Read more...]

what false accusations do to real survivors of sexual abuse…

... Quicker than the lottery, the surest bet to instant wealth is to make an accusation of sexual harassment and misconduct against someone. Claims of sexual harassment have become so passe that it's a common and perfectly acceptable political tool and a means to quickly discredit an opponent.Because of our warped media-styled justice system, where the press and popular opinion get to determine a person's innocence or guilt, sexual harassment lawsuits are a means to tarnish a reputation, … [Read more...]

the Christmas present drama…

... Most kids have a laundry list of wants already written out by the time Halloween rolls around. Not my son. No, that would be too easy. I told him if he doesn't hurry up and tell me what he wants for Christmas he's getting whatever's left on the shelf Christmas Eve at the corner gas station. I hope he likes 5 Hour Energy, motor oil, and beef jerky.One evening we were watching TV and he saw it! A commercial for what he described "as the most glorious thing ever". The toy to end all … [Read more...]

on being seraphic …

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... I appreciate all the concerned emails and words of encouragement but I assure you, kind readers, that I am not in the pits of despair and loneliness. Scrolling through the posts over the last two weeks may indicate otherwise, but I am actually a very jovial gal.Yes, I was having a bad week. Don't we all. So moving on from there, here is a perfect illustration of why I actually enjoy being single ... despite what the mood swings may indicate.Without question, the one thing I do … [Read more...]

are you a crafty Catholic mom…

... I'm not. I have no patience for arts and crafts, but if it's your thing I seriously suggest you follow Lacy's Catholic Icing blog. … [Read more...]


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