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Month: January 2016

Nobody Panic

I was a great parent before I had kids. Who knew my firstborn was going to practice base jumping from our rooftop into our pool on a bike when he was ten? Why would he eat a live grasshopper at…

In the Hot Seat

When we moved, we had a “pivot”. Our old house closed escrow three weeks before our new house did, and we were officially homeless. Into the gap stepped my beloved mother-in-law. Her empty rambling house would fit us all, and…

The Jello Mold

When Hubby and I went through a bad patch that lasted, oh, about ten years or so, we finally got it into our hard heads to try counseling. This is huge for ‘do-it-yourselfers’ like us. After all, if you can…