Monthly Archives: January 2009

Don’t Email Me

TweetHey. We’re having some technical difficulties over here. If you email me in the next couple of days at my daringyoungmom.com address, your email will be lost in a vortex of time and space where it will party with its … Continue reading

Posted in Random | 5 Comments

Violent Farmers

TweetLaylee: Mom. Magoo and I are hunting. We’re shooting cows to get milk. Me: You don’t shoot cows to get milk. You only get milk if they’re still alive. {PAUSE} Laylee: What can we get if we shoot them?

Posted in bambi's mom, education, food, kid stuff | 20 Comments

Still Here

TweetSo we’re experiencing the worst flooding here in ~90 years and our town is cut off in every direction from the rest of the world. Dan made it home before the flooding and our house is up high enough that … Continue reading

Posted in around town, disasters, driving, parenting, weather | 9 Comments

Humility, Thy Name is Mother

TweetWhatever pride or dignity I thought I possessed as a young whipper-snapper came spilling out of my body along with the child when I lay helpless in the hospital answering to the name of Mother for the first time, midwifes … Continue reading

Posted in all about me, domesticality, kid stuff, parenting, save me from myself, scaring the neighbors | 19 Comments

Fat Boy

TweetSitting eating hot dogs outside the Costco tire center today, Magoo went nuts when he saw the Michelin sign and noticed that it prominently featured an overfed STORM TROOPER! Somebody needs to hit the imperial gym in a big way. … Continue reading

Posted in around town, fun, fun, fun | 6 Comments

Library Patrons Suck Less

TweetComing out of a movie theatre the other night Dan and I couldn’t help overhearing a conversation between 4 teenagers. One of them had lost his wallet and they were all trying to find it. He said he was desperate … Continue reading

Posted in around town, I can read | 16 Comments