school

100 Days

100 times the school bell rang. 97 times we showed up on time. 100 stickers bought at a late shop to CVS. 100 times he counted on his own as he stuck on each sticker in an organized form only known to him.   100 googly-eyed donuts and smiley faces. 100 times I repressed, heated, […]

Mom friends – it will happen

At our community’s playground last week I sat with a neighbor hearing the ridiculously funny story about her trying to be cool while waiting for her son and accidentally standing in a pile of ants. Screaming “Son of a monkey!” apparently didn’t do her any credit to her social status where she already felt alienated […]

Crunch time

I’m riding down on a bus to San Diego. Where I just drove back from last night. Last year I attended a tech conference in San Diego, held a week after Comic Con, when the city has finally come down from its masked crusader high minus some Game of Thrones signs on light poles.  I’d […]