Just in case you were wondering. . .

It's a very bad idea to send a Bic clear barreled ball point pen through a wash cycle and then into the dryer. Somewhere along the way it gets a little overwrought and begins to cry blue ink. I, of course, didn't notice the hysterical pen until after the dry cycle was complete and the …

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And then. . .OR I Heart Susan the Helpful Pharmacist’s Assistant

*Edited: If you TRULY want the TOTAL experience of the minutiae you are about to read, then start with the post BELOW this one.* So the helpful if not happy pharmacist at Wal-Mart took the $50 inhaler chamber back. . .and then I went to Walgreens. . .and sat in the drive-thru line for so …

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Hack, Sneeze, Cough, Wheeze, Drip OR A Lesson in Time Management

You know you're a mother during cold and flu season when. . . . . .you are standing in line to drop off the prescriptions for Sick Child 1 and your phone rings. It is not your husband calling to check on Sick Child 1. It's the school nurse telling you that your other child …

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The Miracle Drug

Up until Victoria had her tonsils out in August of 2005, we were regulars in the Motrin aisle. . .she literally drank gallons of the stuff--a high propensity towards strep. Since the tonsils have been gone, she's not even sniffed once. And that is great--in fact, NONE of us have been sick enough to miss …

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The Illusionist

Tony and I both got Blockbuster gift cards from our students for Christmas. Last night we polished them off by renting "The Illusionist." I don't recall having seen it advertised--but we don't go to many movies. Anyway--it's definitely worth the time to watch it. Tony and I both enjoyed it. It's not at all what …

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