Today, we visit the subject of being a parent. And what it apparently meant to me, at age 8. First, to be a mom: You only get school clothes and trolls. Oh and school supplies. To be a dad: I am so glad I didn’t end up a father because I do not want toContinue reading “#tbt: Tales of a third-grade Laura”
OK, so the other day I got really obsessed with my stats and managed to find the ones that had gotten the most reads in the past five years. And oddly enough, the moth one was the winner. Ugh, moths. I just gagged. Anyways. Another thing I found in my stats search was the topContinue reading “Somethin’ to talk about”
So at youth group, we let the youths cook. Yeah, I really just said “youths” so I could use that gif. Because I love it so much. We gave them the ingredients but no recipes. However, next time they would like things to be different. Jonathan, twelfth-grader: “Next time we should get to bring ourContinue reading “Secret ingredient”
Yesterday was my momma’s birthday. We’re celebrating with her tonight and since none of us can cook, bake or do much of anything domestic, she might be making her own birthday cake. We’re the worst, I know. My mom always acts like her birthday’s not a big deal, even though it is. Because everyone’s is.Continue reading “Birthday girl”
SCENE: Saturday, 10:30 a.m., tailgating at the UofL vs. UK football game Me and Rachel: Mom, can we open some chips or something? We’re hungry. And we didn’t eat breakfast. Mom: Just drink a beer.
This is my mom’s column, which appeared with mine in this week’s edition of the newspaper where I work. She’s so awesome for agreeing to do this, and awesome in general. 🙂 And my dad’s so proud, it’s cute. He’s been showing copies of the paper to everyone. I had to go across the streetContinue reading “Momma said…”
This is a column I wrote for this week’s edition of the paper where I work. It was a part of a feature where staff members and their mothers wrote columns that ran side-by-side in the paper. I’ll post my mom’s column tomorrow. There are some things I need to learn before I become aContinue reading “The day of mothers”
I finally figured out what I am going to be for Halloween. I wanted to top last year’s costume: Juno – with an awesome Bleeker. This year’s the family’s 25th annual Halloween party – we’ve been having these things as long as I’ve been alive. So this year, in honor of the silver anniversary, we’veContinue reading “Apparently I’m missing the creative gene”