Monthly Archives: August 2013

Hasa Dega Eebowaii

When Lauren was 4, she did a jazz dance class. At the first recital, we settled into our seats and watched our darling little girl …shake her sequined little ass to “Girls” by The Beastie Boys (“girls, to do the … Continue reading

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No Day But Today

Last year, Aidan’s Pre K teacher placed an urgent call to me. In the middle of nowhere, while on the bus, I sat and listened to her panicked call. “Aidan has threatened to kill himself.” When I asked about the … Continue reading

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One Size Fits All

The very first trip I took Sam on was to Detroit when he was 7 weeks old. (Yep. I was one of those people who took their babies out of the house early on. Didn’t believe in all that isolate … Continue reading

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Shamu Lohan

What do Elizabeth Berkely and I have in common besides our hot bodies, long thick hair and our ability to pole dance? We were both in the gifted program at Forest Elementary School in Farmington Hills, Michigan. She and I … Continue reading

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Nice and tidy

I play the best game at my house. Really I do. It’s called piles. I take all of the paperwork that I have to look through and I make piles. A school forms pile, bills pile, coupon pile, business piles, … Continue reading

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Two Buses, Two Schools

My favorite game that we played on the Addams Family tour bus was one called “Bus Dollar.” There was a large white pillowcase and each bus ride we could all take a dollar bill, write our name on it, and … Continue reading

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