Lost brand-new earbuds. Reached in pocket of freshly-washed pants & found old earbuds. (They work!) Looked down & spotted new earbuds. #win
As a toddler, my son once methodically showed me a series of random objects (truck, ball, teddy, clay). Each time I told him I was too busy. Then he tried a book. I just HAD to drop what I was doing and read to him. I still read to my 11yo girl. We’re on the fourth Oz book now. Here’s an amusing riff on a popular Seuss book. But didn’t…
I finished reading to my daughter the fourth of the nine “Heck” books, featuring Milton and Marlo Fauster, who find themselves in the adolescent afterlife.. This book features a visit to the Furafter, the animal version of the afterlife. I love the fact that the canine equivalent of Limbo is called “Stay!” I also wept tears of joy when I realized how long in advance the author set up a…
These are shoe-holding racks at a local indoor play area, where I took my daughter and a friend for a few hours. Why buy six different rainbow-colored shoe-holding racks, if you’re not going to arrange them in the proper order? I really wanted to pick up the purple one and at least put it in between the blue and red ones.
So I’m not being selfish… this is a parenting strategy.
Next up: Stage Right summer musical theater camp starts Monday!
Submitted revisions of 6 video tutorial scripts & drafted 5 more. Also, scored 3 boxes of leftover reception cupcakes and 1 of brownies.
It’s a good day when one’s nerdiness is an asset to a colleague.
I’m a happy, responsible, and no-longer-obligated-for-jury-duty citizen.
Habits for happiness: tips for looking on the bright side of life. At bedtime, in order to avoid a nightly litany of complaints, I ask my glass-is-half-empty-and-I-hate-the-pirate-glass-and-there’s-a-bug-in-it tween to list three good things, two neutral things, and one sad thing about her day. Sometimes if she needs to share more than one sad thing, I let her buy the privilege by asking her to list extra good things. And, of…