The Pretty People

Instead of standing on the touchline of a football pitch for several hours earlier, I found myself stuck at home doing chores once again - filling the washing machine and tumble dryer continually, and thankful that the school Easter break is coming to an end. I have no idea how the girls have managed to… Continue reading The Pretty People


Almost the Weekend

It’s almost the weekend. I’m watching the last few minutes of Friday tick down. I need this weekend - but of course I’m not going to get this weekend. Far from it. Miss 12 became Miss 13 this morning. We all sat around in the lounge in various states of sleepiness while she ripped open… Continue reading Almost the Weekend

Surrounded by Idiots

I just watched the entire testimony between Mark Zuckerberg and a number of United States Senators in Washington live. Nearly six hours of it. I have some thoughts. I know this is a huge departure from the usual "day in the life" posts I usually write, and I don't plan on doing this on anything… Continue reading Surrounded by Idiots

Differences Attract

It's no secret that my favorite TV show of the last several years was "Community" - a comedy about a group of misfits that end up at community college together for various reasons. It was written by Dan Harmon after attending community college to be near a girl he was seeing at the time -… Continue reading Differences Attract