Dear Old Lady Asking for Shelly:

Ma’am, you’ve dialed the wrong fucking number. Again. Just like you did on Wednesday. And many times before that. You leave me voicemail even though my voicemail states my full name. I’m not Shelly. None of my name sounds like Shelly. Not even a little bit. Now your phone number is saved in my phone […]

Wednesday

Dear Well-meaning Nurse: Reminding me of how blessed I am to have the ability to stay at home with my children is not appreciated when they’re running around like noisy wild beasts in the doctor’s office. Asking me how my day is going and assuming it is GREAT!!!1! because I’m with my small children and […]

My Ridiculous Husband and Unwanted Bangs

My Ridiculous Husband and Unwanted Bangs

As the person behind the camera, I rarely end up in family pictures. Tonight I asked Chicken to take a few pictures of Adam and me. I had my hair colored last week for the first time in years and tomorrow I get a hair cut! Per Essie’s request I will provide a full body […]

Mule Deer Adventures

Mule Deer Adventures

The scene is my backyard, the west side. There is a Young Buck at the end of rutting season and our resident Mama Deer. Mama Deer had twins last spring and she’s my favorite deer. Watching the interactions between Young Buck and Mama Deer it seems as if she is not having any of that […]

Cashmere

Cashmere

Coop calls her Tiny Kitten.

At Least My Ass Wasn't Hanging Out This Time

At Least My Ass Wasn’t Hanging Out This Time

Last week a neighbor invited me to the Trunk or Treat at her LDS church on the day before Halloween. She has four children, two of which are the same age as Egg and Coop. I’d really like this neighbor, so although we’re not a religious family we agreed to go to her church to […]