My son wants to be a pimp!!!

Last Friday Michael and I had a date night. He wanted to go shopping for his Halloween costume so we hit Halloween USA. The only problem was Michael wanted to be a gangster/pimp. Please see previous post regarding my son’s delusion that […]

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Miles to empty…

I have a Chrysler van that has a great feature. It has a button that you can push that tells you how many miles you have until your tank is empty. Isn’t that great? I love it even more now that I […]

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Homecoming -Isn’t she lovely?

We all my observations about the Homecoming dance I forgot to blog about the most important one…that my daughter is a beautiful young woman. When I look at her I am always amazed at the person she is becoming. I keep thinking […]

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Observations of a High School Dance

I spent Saturday evening as a chaperon for the Central High School Homecoming dance. I t was fun to see the kids all dressed up and trying to be sophisticated but it left me with a lingering question. So I took a […]

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Yo, dog what’s up?

My ten year old son Michael wants to be a gangster. Now I don’t think he can spell gangster but thanks to MTV that seems to be the coolest thing to be. According to him being a gangster involves a certain type […]

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Why can’t everything just STAY the same?

This week there has been a major change in my life. My BFF Tara got a new job downtown Chicago at Northwesten Hospital. This means between the commute and the job she does not have time to spend hours with me on […]

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Being a freshman parent

is really hard. I liked being a freshman the first time around much better. Now when I don’t exactly know where to go or what to do I risk embarassing myself and Ashley which is a much more serious offense. Of course […]

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I am looking for a hot man!!!!

If anything should happen to Steve and I find myself looking for a new husband I only have one question for him. Are you hot or cold? I don’t care about the number of teeth he has retained or his finances I […]

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Can you see this now?

I had my annual eye doctor appointment today and each year it gets more depressing. First of all I think it is very stressful. They make you look into the machine and show you letters and say “is the first one better […]

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I love fall.

I love this time of year. I love that in the morning and evening you need a sweatshirt but during the day it is warm and enjoyable. I love that the backpacks and attitudes and new and fresh. I love the sound […]

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