New fish & Pinterest nail fails

We had a disastrous event a few weeks ago while cleaning the aquarium and all the fish except one went to that Great Aquarium in the Sky. The big black prehistoric plecostomas survived the catastrophe unscathed. These are the newest inhabitants of our small ecosystem. They are supposed to be mild mannered mollies(yellow & red…… Continue reading New fish & Pinterest nail fails

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It’s A Family Tradition

Today, I canned 21 quarts of tomatoes and 2 quarts of Bloody Mary mix with the left over tomato juice. I still have another 25 lbs of tomatoes to work up. I am thinking they will become spaghetti sauce. Canning food is a family tradition. I do it, my sister does it, my Mom does…… Continue reading It’s A Family Tradition

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Pinky & the Brain Part Deux

You may remember this post about my handy dandy ifigetabductedbyalienshereishowtorunmyhouseholdandmylife binder. Pinky & The Brain have been replaced retired. I am now the proud owner of a new iPad, aptly named Pinky & The Brain, as well. Shut up. Nobody ever said originality was one of my fabulous characteristics. I have had the new P&TB…… Continue reading Pinky & the Brain Part Deux

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And then one day, an old friend comes back into my life

I am so excited I can hardly stand myself. I have lived in the Midwest for nearly 14 years now. My closest living relative/friend being my husband. And today… There she was… On Facebook. A childhood friend of mine. We were nerdy together. We had advanced English, Biology, Chemistry and Government together. I spent nearly…… Continue reading And then one day, an old friend comes back into my life

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Surprise lilies piss me off

Surprise lilies piss me off. All the other flowers work so hard to grow and thrive in this drought and these bitches just show up at the party all perky & fresh as a daisy, completely oblivious to what’s been happening in the world but looking like a million bucks in their southernly pink dresses,…… Continue reading Surprise lilies piss me off

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I DO love you & I need superglue

I have a morbid sense of reality, therefore I have a morbid sense of humor. My husband, however, does not. We have this ongoing misunderstanding with each other about what is ‘reality’. He understands that I see things differently and we have long discussions sometimes trying to figure out why I think the way I…… Continue reading I DO love you & I need superglue

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Burn

I whined posted the other day about not being able to manage my time properly. I started a new job in June… one that actually pays me to work. My ‘free’ time has actually become quite scarce and I find myself being utterly disgusted by the fact that I MUST clean the house in my…… Continue reading Burn