Okay, for those of you just tuning in, we have averted a disaster in my house. Yes, we have a new microwave. It wasn’t easy. It wasn’t cheap. Heck, we could have starved to death before the microwave arrived, all bright and shiny at our door.
But we have a new microwave. The family will survive.
It’s a sad day in the Sontag house. I have had to put our dog, Kirby, on a diet.
Look, I didn’t want to do this. But I’ve been driven to it. You see, like me, Kirby’s weight fluctuates. And by fluctuate, I mean her weight goes up and hardly ever goes down. Now I know [...]
Junior has discovered girls.
Oh, he’s always known they existed. But they were disgusting, cootie-carrying creatures that he avoided at all costs. In Junior’s universe, girls were gross. Boys were not. And I kind of figured it would stay that way for a couple of years.
But I didn’t count on Junior. You see, my son has [...]
We are here today to officially say goodbye to the microwave.
Our family first met the microwave, which we lovingly nicknamed The Zapper, in 2007, when we moved into this house. The Zapper was already here, a clean, unused appliance in a sea of clean, unused appliances.
We were to later discover that all of the appliances [...]
I don’t know if you can stand yet another post on Junior and his driving skills – or lack thereof, but I just have to get some stuff off my chest.
Specifically, that boy is scaring the crap out of me.
Listen, I know all kids scare their parents when they learn to drive, but honestly? I [...]
Every marriage requires patience. And I’m positive that mine requires more patience than most. Harry and I are complete and total opposites. We don’t have the same interests. For example, Harry actually only has five pairs of shoes. Just five. And he only really wears one pair. One. I know it’s hard to believe, but [...]Read More..>>
We took a spontaneous vacation over Labor Day weekend.
Now this is big news for us – because honestly? Spontaneous is not a word normally associated with my family. But we booked a condo to a place we’d never been, because that’s what you do when you are trying very hard to be spontaneous. Also? It [...]