There are a million different places you can go for advice on sensible eating. This is NOT one of them. But, I can give you advice on how to totally overdo it! Overdoing it is important, too! I am a big believer that everything should be done in moderation, including moderation. Sometimes, just for fun, just for laughs, just for memories,
I received a letter from my kids’ school with a list of suggested activities to combat Summer Learning Loss. Summer Learning Loss? NOT a problem at my house. Summer Mommy Mind Loss – huge problem. That’s what I need to combat. My kids, however, are learning plenty of things.
As always my children have selected their own mode of learning. This year it’s being facilitated by our microwave (As a former engineer I am bound by my lifetime membership in the siblinghood of geekiness to point out that it is not a microwave. It is a microwave oven. It uses invisible microwaves to cook. My children hate when I point this out. I hate when they leave their underwear in the kitchen.
I don’t know why they call them the “Dog Days Of Summer.” What they ought to call them is the “Get Me Out Of This Car Before I Scream” or “Are We There Yet?” Days of Summer. That’d make a lot more sense.
Either way, it’s here, it’s hot, and we’ll all be driving.
Ahh, summer! The season of road trips is upon us. Perhaps you’re planning a peaceful, family driving adventure soon. Here’s a little secret – Road signs are NOT there to help or inform you. Road signs are the road department’s little joke. It’s a laugh on you.
Fortunately, because of my significant series of sojourns I have decoded the true meaning of some vital signs for you.
I knew Wednesday was going to be a busy day. We were driving south to spend the day visiting one of my sisters and her family. So, Tuesday night I decided I better make sure I had all of my gym stuff so I could get out the door early, before we left on our road trip.
The thing is that July 3, Independence Day Eve as it were,