The empty red plastic garbage sitting in the middle of the stairs needed to be returned to the upstairs den. It could not have been more obviously located. Really, there was no way on earth the next person going up the stairs could miss it without moving it or stepping over it. Unless that person … Continue reading Columbus and Teen Bullship
Parking ... It’s a well-known fact in my family that I’m a ninja parallel parker. I can park any car, in the middle of rush hour traffic, into a parking spot designed for a much smaller car, with room to spare. I’m magical that way. Living in the city and owning a car means learning … Continue reading Parking – My Teen Brat
My van, is now the primary mode of transportation for the newly formed Day Camp Division of Camp-Run-A-Pup. The director of Day Camp (my teen) claims that his Audi is not an appropriate dog vehicle, and the VW bug is too small. The van—once MY van—is just right. With a few modification, of course. The … Continue reading Stealing Teen Time
A carton of cream was dropped, while being carried inside from the car, damaging the carton. Cole* had a solution for saving the cream, without losing a drop...One glass bottle and a hands free funnel. [vimeo]http://vimeo.com/69443782[/vimeo] Odd Loves Company! *17 year old teen
Cole (my 17-year-old) and I sat on his bedroom floor last night packing his clothes for his two-week service trip that happens at the end of each Chicago Waldorf high school year. Actually, I packed while Cole tried once again to talk me into letting him hang a queen-size bed from his ceiling. He currently … Continue reading Teen Trip: Absence Makes The Heart Grow Fonder
(In case you can't read: Mom, You left your phone in car. I tried texting but you did not text back. Just thought you should know) Let me share a scenario and offer a phone tip. Let’s say you jump out of bed bright and early on Monday morning so you can take your car … Continue reading Phone Tip: Don’t let this happen to you!
My teen loves his Audi. The moment the service light goes on, he calls to make an appointment to take it to the Audi dealership; it guzzles premium gas, is washed and vacuumed at least once a week; and he eagle eyes his passengers that insist on bringing food into his car. No top on … Continue reading Truth, Justice, Liberty For All—Including Teen Drivers