The Hangover

I got a call this morning from my son’s friend’s mom. Don’t worry, I always understand things better with an illustration, too. She asked if my son could come play after school. I told her yes, hung up and said, “Hey dude!” because it’s important as a parent to do whatever you can to relate […]

If You Take a Friend to Costco…

I don’t know what made me pick up that silo’s worth of Farro the other day at Costco. Maybe I was high on life with the mozzarella samples. Maybe after seeing that pallet of fiber bars, this duffel bag of Farro looked small. I just don’t know. As it turns out, my husband’s complaints about […]

In Defense of the French Fry

I was listening to the radio recently and they were talking about the Happy Meal Scandal. You know, the battle over eliminating toys and adding apples. It sounds kind of absurd when you say it out loud, so don’t. Because I was stuck at about the 23rd minute of my 55 minute commute to work, […]

Scooby Doo and the Super Collider

To my left is my trusty sidekick. She sleeps. Deeply. There’s a slight snore coming from her direction and one foot paws the air in slow motion as if she were running on clouds. To my right is someone else’s trusty sidekick. She sleeps like Jason Bourne. One eye open. I could tell this morning […]