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Be Careful Who You Complain To

I was rockin a pretty decent headache yesterday. It might have had something to do with shopping for back to school crap with Superman and being overwhelmed by the ability to spend money at Target again. In any case, I drove home with one eye shut, popped some tylenol, drank half a pot of coffee [...]

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Homemade Polish Tomato Soup. No, Really. It’s A Recipe.

1 can of Campbell’s Tomato Soup. Ha! Just Kidding! You wish it were that easy, you…….weird, non-Polish person!!! Okay. 1 Polish Grandma, cane included. If you don’t have one of those, I will happily let you rent mine for an exorbitant fee.An array of veggies, such as carrots, onions, Italian squash, celery, lots of tomatoes [...]

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Vacation Update #2

8:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m 5:00 p.m *since the closest internet connection turned out to be five miles down a severely winding road that I was too chicken to drive, all updates are done post-vacation and not in real time*

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There Are Worse Things I Guess…..

You know that feeling you get, when someone says “You are just like your mother!” You know. That feeling where you want to wrap chicken wire around the person’s throat so that they never again utter those dreaded and very untrue words. Ever felt that way? Because I do. Lately, a little more than I [...]

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Superheros Don’t Have to Wear Capes

I don’t tell you enough, Superman, how feverishly proud I am of you. I don’t have the words to express to you the euphoria that comes over me as I watch you take your brother’s hand and guide him through the narrow and winding paths that sometimes take him by surprise and cause him to [...]

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Because It’s Tradition Dammit

So yesterday was a pivotal day for Superman. He graduated from Polish School Kindergarten. It was a momentous occassion for us, because it marked three years of whining and crying and begging not to have to go to Saturday school, which of course we ignored. Because it’s tradition, Dammit. You see, I am a veteren [...]

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Apologies and Such

It’s been a whole week since I blogged and so I would like to make some swift yet sincere apologies, to you dear readers, because I know how much you rely on my blog to get you through your boring and mundane lives. How am I doing so far? On behalf of my MIL, who [...]

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Overheard…..

8:07 a.m. Thursday morning: Superman reading a Clone Wars book out loud, ignoring the cartoon on the tv behind him. As his mom, I couldn’t be more proud. As his kindergarten teacher, I take full credit.

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There Are Some Things Money Can’t Buy

A successful bowling birthday party is not one of them. Number of invitees: 25Number that attended: 17 Age of Birthday Boy: 7Number of Strikes: 12 *Number of Gutter Balls: 200* Pizza consumed (in boxes) 7 Pitchers of Lemonade: 3 Hours of Bowling: 1.5Number of times Mommy cried: 1 Pictures taken: 124Game Tokens Per Guest: 8 [...]

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Seven Years in the Making

I don’t remember the day of the week. I remember that I was starving, and your daddy promised me a giant veggie burrito from El Taco. I doubled over at the local gas station, and it never occurred to me that I might be going into labor. I had no idea what it would feel [...]

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