Archive for September, 2008

It’s Magic, You Know

Published Date: September 30th, 2008
Category: Weekly Thought

  We’re thinking of going to Disney World. And I am panicking. Because here’s the thing—I don’t think I do Disney World.   I hate lines and crowds and people in matching, jewel-toned track suits. I despise gimmick and saccharine-coated, artificially-created memories. I don’t like rides and have yet to stomach a roller coaster in [...]

Faith No More

Published Date: September 22nd, 2008
Category: Weekly Thought

“Have a little faith” is what Comcast technician #2 told me. On my second day of incorrect Comcast service. As he left my house on Friday afternoon, reassuring me he would be at my house the next morning to fix our bad HD cable connection and lack of internet connection.   Faith in God?   [...]

147 Express

Published Date: September 16th, 2008
Category: Weekly Thought

  I just couldn’t help myself today. I usually leave the road rage, restaurant complaining, and overall distaste with all that is unfair in life public outcries to my husband (he is a Libra), but today I just couldn’t keep it in.   Today a loud,   “You have got to be kidding me”   [...]

Mommie Cleanest

Published Date: September 8th, 2008
Category: Weekly Thought

  Did I decide to wash my hair and put on make-up today?   No.   And why not? Because we were going to the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum on a rainy day. Who would we run into and even so, did it really matter?   We were having a nice quiet time. The museum [...]

Labor Day

Published Date: September 1st, 2008
Category: Weekly Thought

  It’s 2:30 in the morning and I wake with a start, unable to go back to sleep. Is it my scratchy throat that is keeping me up?   Maybe.   My worry that G is a bit constipated and that I might have to give him his first “enema?”   Definitely.   But the [...]