Category Archives: Crazy Me

Four Years Ago

As I was looking through one of my nature albums recently, I realized that it’s just about time to make another one. The first one covered nature-related blog posts and photographs from 2007 through 2011. The second one covered 2012 … Continue reading

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In Limbo

I have been taking Fridays off from work lately to give myself some much-needed downtime. The only problem is that Fridays off from work feel like Saturdays, which makes Saturdays feel like Sundays, which makes Sundays feel like limbo. When … Continue reading

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Strawberry Over Mint, Every Time

Lately I have been brushing my teeth with children’s toothpaste. I started using it because I was curious about what brushing my teeth with strawberry-flavored toothpaste would be like. Now it’s nearly gone, and I’m sad, because I like strawberry … Continue reading

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Today’s Thoughts

I cringe when people who are neither Italian nor in Italy say “ciao!” Meanwhile, I say “hola!” all the time, so who am I to judge? Livia has been reading my photo albums. I hadn’t expected her to read them … Continue reading

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Five Random Thoughts

I am resigned to the reality of Daylight Saving Time, but I continue to be resentful of it. Now that the kids are older, the time change doesn’t wreak havoc in our lives the way it once did, but it’s … Continue reading

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So Much for Self-Control

I usually don’t buy a lot of candy for my kids at Easter. I have an idea about what is a good amount for them to have, and my in-laws always exceed that amount all by themselves, without any help … Continue reading

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On Target

FedEx delivered a package to our house today. When my husband saw it, he said, “Not another box from Target!” Of course there’s another box from Target. I swear, sometimes it’s as if he doesn’t even know me. ๐Ÿ˜‰

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Weekly Features

The nice thing about my blog last year is that there’s a post for nearly every day. Blogs ought to be like that. They ought to have a steady flow of posts. I would like to start posting again every … Continue reading

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Invitation to War

The children nearly went to war this morning. Tensions were high. Insults and accusations were flying. What had them so riled up? It was this: Yes, they were fighting over this lump of twisted orange pipe cleaners that they call … Continue reading

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Pandemic Positives

I wrote this post last year. It’s been sitting in my drafts folder, I guess because I was waiting for more positives to occur to me. I added a few today, so I’m calling it done, and here it is. … Continue reading

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