Category Archives: Gripes

Be Careful What you Wish For – Or at Least What You Complain About.

Have you seen my house?  It’s old. Really old.  Here’s a picture from 1877, a few years after it was built. That is NOT me on the porch 😉 You get the idea. My house is old.  And it’s dusty.  … Continue reading

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Noisy, Battery-Operated Toys – How to Cut the Volume

I want to thank my “friend” (who has kids of her own and should know better), for giving us this most annoying talking and musical globe. Yeah, um, “thanks”. But I’d really like to thank my sister-in-law who taught me … Continue reading

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7 Days of Poop – Day 6: Message from Above

I dropped Zander off at school this morning and on the way home, a bird pooped on me. It’s my lucky day.

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7 Days of Poop Day 1 – Always Judge a Book by its Cover

Last night I was sitting on my front porch enjoying a beer when I see a dog – off the leash – walk up onto my front lawn and take a dump. “What’s this now?“, I ask myself. I haven’t … Continue reading

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What’s with Cats these Days? Vicious attack on baby, mother and dog.

Hee, hee, hee. Like that title? I couldn’t help myself (sheepish giggle). So, I’m walking around the neighbourhood this morning, enjoying some fresh air before the heat sinks in for the rest of the week. I (mother) have got Remy … Continue reading

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Disturbing Mental Images – The One Thing e-cloth Won’t Wipe Away

So the other night, I’m walking to my book club meeting (which ended up more of a sex discussion than a book discussion since only 3 of us had actually read the book. I was not one of the three) … Continue reading

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Hanger-Nazi or Not, Sometimes You Just Want to Slap Someone

It’s been a heck of a long and hot day. Woke up earlier than I wanted, did a load of laundry, fed Zander and the dogs and took off to the kiddie play group. Left the play group early because … Continue reading

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