13 Things I Can Never Fix . . .

1) A deflated balloon stuffed down inside the bathtub drain. Drano won’t budge it, there isn’t enough suction power in any wet/dry vac manufactured, forget the clothes hanger, the favorite piece of wire . . . nothing short of a plumbing miracle will remove that slippery piece of rubber. 2) Broken zippers on the favorite purse or backpack. Never fails, perfect purse for the perfect location, and then the dreaded un-zipping occurs. Or the backpack is loaded, kids in the car, dog at the ready, and three out of four zippers on the beloved backpack unravel. 3) Something too high (out of reach) when I can’t find my oh-so-tall son or my handy-dandy step stool. […]

Cats and Christmas

Does this describe you at Christmas? Squeezed with too much to do? Or perhaps this one? It seemed like it would be a good idea, but suddenly you’re out of room? Or is Christmas just one lovely surprise after another . . . I hope the kitties find you enjoying your Christmas spirit.

Stuff to finish before Christmas

All right, so I’m cheating a little bit. I hope that by posting the things I really need to accomplish I’ll make myself accountable. I’ll let you know how it works out. 1) Finish shopping . . . it would be helpful if I knew exactly what I was buying for each of those left on my ‘to do’ list, but the reality is that I’m one of those who sees the perfect gift and buys it. Sometimes, it’s perfect for me and not quite so perfect for the recipient. I don’t let this bother me too much. They can always give it back . . . right? 2) Cook some goodies. Goodies translate to […]