Monthly Archives: October 2009

Exhausted

My house is full of six little girls, squealing, talking, whispering, running around.  And one tired little boy who wants to stay awake and play with the girls. But who didn’t make it.

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Family Time

Hottie’s daughter arrived last night and the house is full of an energy and vitality that doesn’t exist when she’s not here. Little Man is occupied with staring at his big sister, and is big enough now that he tries … Continue reading

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Dreams

Hottie’s little niece today proudly proclaimed that she wants to be a police officer when she’s grown up. “Why?” I asked her. “Because then no one can mess with me!” “Well, do you want to be a federal officer like … Continue reading

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White Girls Don’t Cook

I opened the refrigerator’s door and stared inside. I had just looked inside the pantry as well and saw the same thing. “We have nothing to eat.” I told Hottie who was sitting in the living room watching TV. And … Continue reading

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Super Dave

Hottie and I have a a neighbor (not the neighbor who got married on Friday, but a different one) who had a male roommate living with her at one point. I knew the roommate would be interesting when our neighbor … Continue reading

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Weekends

My weekends always start with a long list of things that I want to take care of. The privilege of not having children meant that I could actually get those things done.  Now with a baby, I’m lucky if I … Continue reading

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El Paso Men

Hottie and I went to our neighbor’s wedding last night. The bride looked beautiful and happy, and the ceremony was performed by her brother who made it personal and memorable. During the reception, Hottie leans over to me and asks, … Continue reading

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Look, Mom!

Mom, look!  Isn’t this the coolest thing ever! Ms Jennifer got me this and I LOVE it!

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Sulking

When Hottie and I first started going out, I used the word sulking quite liberally.  Matter of fact, I threw in the word into as many conversations as I could just to watch his face scrunch up and roll his … Continue reading

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At the Pumpkin Farm

Saturdays are such fun days, aren’t they? You can spend the day cleaning, relaxing, recovering from the week, or the previous night for that matter, and not have to worry about work the next day. This past Saturday the weather … Continue reading

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