GameStop. Call of Duty: Black Ops. The thrill of being a boy. Good Mom. Bad Mom. Tired Mom. 9:30 pm: Cole is trying to talk me into taking him to GameStop. Why? You don’t know? Really? The new Call of Duty: Black Ops game is being sold starting at 12 am, and Cole, my fourteen-year-old … Continue reading GameStop! Midnight Black Ops Mission!
Will you send a 90th birthday card to Grandmother Fern? If you leave a Happy Birthday comment---I will send you her snail mail address. Or e-mail me directly for her address Katybeth at camprunapup.com. Our goal is at least one card from every state. THANK YOU! Read on for the whole the story..... “Odd,” would … Continue reading Birthday Cards for Grandmother Fern
I might be a Kleptomaniac. Wait. Let’s review. I want to be clear. A kleptomaniac is someone who has an irresistible urge to steal items of trivial value. A nymphomaniac is a woman who has an irresistible urge to have sex with as many different men as possible. Ok. I might be a K-l-e-p-t-o-m-a-n-i-a-c. On … Continue reading I might be a Kleptomaniac.
Fondue for two “The romantic atmosphere at Geja’s makes it an ideal date destination. A candle-lit interior complete with curtained booths and self-playing flamenco guitars (made from real flamencos) create an escape worthy of illusionist David Blaine. Fondue dining at its finest.” My fondue partner for the evening was Cole, my fourteen-year-old son. What can … Continue reading Fondue for Two: The real story
“Mom, don’t forget I need a picture of Dad. We don’t want him to miss The Day of the Dead.” “No, of course we don’t.” Each November 2, the Chicago Waldorf School celebrates El Dia De Los Muertos, also called ‘All Souls Day’ and ‘The Day of the Dead’. El Día de los Muertos is … Continue reading Day Of The Dead Celebration
Halloween is over. Done. Our 13th annual Halloween open house is over. The morning after the party, I was too tired to put the toilet paper back on the roll. Our Halloween party does not change from year to year. Frankenstein hangs by the door, Mr. Pumpkin Head is on the wall by the entertainment center, … Continue reading Halloween Is Over