This story will be talked about for years, I'm sure. And how Mama (that's me) cracked up when they opened the front door, brother holding the drone, and sister hanging her head low in embarrassment. One look and I, baby in arms, burst out laughing. "Babe!" I shout, still laughing, "Come look at this!" My … Continue reading Tangled in Laughter
My heels are digging in deep. A few weeks back, I craved quiet. But I didn't act on it. I failed to pull myself away, to hide out in a closet or something. Anything. I'm being stubborn. A stubborn introvert. One who's self-aware of her introverted needs but whose stubbornness just wants to push herself … Continue reading Stubborn Heels: Introvert Mom Problems
The day after we returned from our Christmas break with family, we had satellite internet installed. Why satellite, you say? Because one, we couldn't get our local broadband provider to install it. (You can see my post about that here.) And two, I use a fair amount of data on my phone, but our cell … Continue reading Life with Poor Cell Coverage and Satellite Internet
I still remember the first time I swore in front of my high school friends, probably because of the astonishing remark it invoked: "Oh my god, [insert first name, last name] said *uck!" That was a year or so after graduation and I'm sure had this scene taken place just ten years later, that moment … Continue reading Are You Frickin’ Kidding Me?
That's right! I started this blog for free at WordPress.com and planned to transfer it to a custom domain on self-hosting once I established some following. This will be the first time that I'm doing such a migration and I want to do it right. My main concern is broken links. Have any of you … Continue reading Coming Soon: Domain Name Change
It still doesn't make sense, all these months later. I mean, I get why they want to, but I don't get why. You know? I didn't realize I had such strong feelings about this, about my parents deciding to put their home for sale this past summer, until a few hours ago when my mom … Continue reading What’s a Girl to Do
Well, attempt #2 to get internet failed. Tuesday, a modem was delivered via UPS, but the internet wasn’t activated. After hours of chat and phone calls, it was concluded that I cannot get service because my area is exhausted - meaning they cannot add new customers without impacting the speed of my neighbors. Customer service … Continue reading This is a No WiFi Zone