Kids vs. Walmart

The internet loves photos of large Walmart shoppers. My toddler does not share that love. Whilst navigating around an obese woman whose posture accentuated her generously endowed rear end, Widget2 said to Mom, “Watch out for the butt!” Advertisements

A Childhood Remembered (With Apologies to C.S. Lewis)

When I read, I read as a writer. The result is that I rarely finish books. Bad writing makes me want to gouge out my eyes with an unusually sharp semicolon. Good writing makes me feel guilty about all those unfinished projects that were supposed to have hit the New York Times bestsellers list by…

Life According to Disney

Today I stayed home from work to take care of my boys, who have been stricken with an¬†intestinal malady. They have regurgitated more calories in a week than most public schools consume in a month (thanks to the new federal “healthy eating” standards). Speaking of vomit, sick days are television days. Which in our case…