My Nest May be Empty, But My Kid Still Calls Me Mom

Posts made in October, 2012

Six More Days

Six More Days

By on Oct 31, 2012 in MOMocrats | 0 comments

By this time next week, I’ll either be exulting — or depressed. Either way, the election will be over. Every Wednesday, I get to talk politics with some of my favorite people, and we record the conversations for posterity.┬áToday, we talked about Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy, FEMA, and Mitt Romney’s botched disaster relief rally yesterday. We had 38...

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Clocking In

Clocking In

By on Oct 29, 2012 in Blather | 0 comments

Have you noticed how many clocks and devices with clocks you’ve got in your house? Just in my kitchen there are digital clocks on the oven, microwave, coffeemaker… and an analog wall clock way up high above my sink. And we won’t even talk about the digital clock in my car, which needs to be reset by a few minutes every few months. This is OK if...

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Life Changing News

Life Changing News

By on Oct 25, 2012 in Food and Drink, In Quest Of | 1 comment

A couple of weeks ago, I took possession of a single serve coffeemaker. It is not 6:00 AM yet, and I’ve already had my first cup of coffee (espresso, actually). My kid’s lunch has been made and I have time to check my email and jot this down before our carpool arrives. This thing has literally changed my life. That sounds like I’m exaggerating. But...

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Why I’m Voting for President Obama

Why I’m Voting for President Obama

By on Oct 25, 2012 in MOMocrats | 0 comments

I really do try to keep my political rants here at a minimum (that’s what the MOMocrats Facebook page is for). But it’s been hard to do, especially now when the polls show a race that’s a virtual tie. I’m a lifelong Democrat, so the candidate I choose is no surprise. What I want to do here is describe my reasons for supporting Barack Obama...

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The DMV is NOT the Portal to Hell. Not Today.

The DMV is NOT the Portal to Hell. Not Today.

By on Oct 23, 2012 in Mom Life | 0 comments

They don’t allow you to take photos inside the DMV, so I have no illustration for this post. That’s not a big deal, as everyone already knows what this place is about. A few years ago, I laughed at Kevin Smith’s TV series “Reaper,” about a kid whose parents sold his soul to the devil. He had to report to a minion of Satan, who worked at...

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