Category Archive for 'Fun'

I think after last week’s disastrous movie choice of Labyrinth, the kids, with possibly the exception of Logan, were a bit wary of what I would choose next. “Hey, at least there was some entertainment value in making fun of it,” I defended. When I announced that I had chosen The Neverending Story, another 80s […]

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The Gosling and the Toad

Once upon a time (yesterday), Logan and his mom (me) were going to pick up his sister (Andie) from her friend’s house. As they drove down the gravel road that led to Scatterwood Lake, Logan’s mom noticed something on the road. “Look!” she said. “There are some geese down there!” “Where?” asked Logan, sitting as […]

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Potpourri

Potpourri — any mixture, especially of unrelated objects, subjects, etc. (Definition courtesy of Dictionary.com) The girls’ friend, John, came over for the afternoon and evening today. He wanted to start the Star Wars trilogy (Episodes 1-3) with them, since they haven’t seen it, but Andie remained completely unimpressed by the middle of Episode I, so […]

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The Avengers

If you haven’t seen the newly released movie, The Avengers, make sure it’s on your list of must-see movies when it comes out on DVD. Glen took the kids and me to see it last night for Mother’s Day. It was, as are all comic book hero movies, full of action and adventure, but what […]

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Second grade field trip

Logan was so excited about today’s field trip, he woke up just a bit past 6 a.m. this morning because he couldn’t sleep any longer. When I got up, I had a headache and sore throat, so I told him I wasn’t feeling well and asked him if he would feel bad if I didn’t […]

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Want a guaranteed smile?

Then watch this. I couldn’t stop smiling. My cheeks hurt by the end. I’ve loved Paul Simon since I became severely addicted to the “Graceland” album back in the summer of ’91, thanks to my pastor playing it non-stop on a youth trip to Wisconsin. I love Paul even more now. Paul Simon and a […]

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Travel destinations

In the vein of yesterday’s list-style post, even though no one has responded yet, I’d love to hear the top places to which you would like to travel and why. I’m a die-hard travel lover and I want to go everywhere I possibly can, but here are my top five: 1.  Italy. The history, the […]

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Just for fun

1. One of my college buddies/fellow English majors/good friends is, evidently, married to a blossoming painter. Though my friend has mentioned his wife’s paintings before, I had no idea until today just how good she is. I mean, the girl has only been dabbling in painting since college, and really just here and there, and […]

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