I Confused

For someone who’s pretty academically efficient, I’m confused. Finding my way to and from places confuses me. Recipes confuse me. Compliments confuse me. I get lost. Often. I just can’t grasp how to get from one place to the other unless I have painfully specific directions on how to get from point A to point … More I Confused

A Post Apocalyptic Alien Invasion Is Totally Plausible

So remember that one time I told you that I was probably Neurotic? In this post where I was relatively sure there was a serial killer in my basement? Yeah. So Dad watches this show–“Falling Skies”–and basically aliens have invaded and enslaved the majority of the child population and this one group of refugees is hiding and … More A Post Apocalyptic Alien Invasion Is Totally Plausible

Cleaning the Kitchen Is So Depressing on So Many Levels

With seven people in the house, we generate a lot of mess. Laundry, toys, paperwork, and dishes. Cleaning the kitchen is a loathed job in our house. Partly because we children don’t do it well most of the time. (That was really hard for me to admit. I really hope you’re reading this, Mom.) But it’s … More Cleaning the Kitchen Is So Depressing on So Many Levels

Fun is Important

Last year there was an exercise my English Teacher had our class do once a week. Usually on Fridays. He would put a picture up on the board–usually funny–and say, “That’s your writing prompt. Write me a story.” We would then be given the entire class period to write and then read our stories aloud. … More Fun is Important