Monthly Archives: April 2012

i am the maid

I think I have figured it out. When B says he believes his parents have accepted me, he may be right, although it is not as their daughter-in-law – but as the maid (one who is overpaid and not very … Continue reading

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the most fun you can have with 10 dollars

I think we need a little fun, as it has been way too serious around here lately. I really couldn’t make this stuff up if I tried. First a bit of background. A couple of years ago, the outlaws replaced … Continue reading

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holding on tightly

Freaked out a little tonight. I had a cup of peppermint tea around 5:30pm, and after I was finished with it, my whole body just felt hot. It was odd. I thought maybe I just needed to lie down, so … Continue reading

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what is the correct response

One of the problems I have with communicating with my in-laws is that I am never quite sure what to say to some of the things that spill forth from their mouths. Here is a good example. Last night, B’s … Continue reading

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i want my mommy

As I was finishing cleaning the lake cabin yesterday, I took a break and laid down on the couch (I was having headaches on and off, possibly a sign of changes in my hormone levels). As I was lying there, … Continue reading

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somewhere over the pacific

As far as we know, my in-laws (aka the outlaws) are on a plane that is heading towards LAX. The will arrive tomorrow afternoon. I do not feel at all ready, and it has little to do with the current … Continue reading

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i am here

On Monday, that was my reply to the new lab tech, when she asked me how I was. I know she was just trying to break the ice, so to speak. But the words that came out were, “I am … Continue reading

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