Cast of Characters
- Me - helpless romantic
- Gifted American Princess - daughter #1
- Mr. Green Jeans - the son-in-law
- Hot Wheelz - son #1
- CoCo - daughter #2
- Cheezy - son #2
- the Bug - grandson #1 of 2
- the Worm - granddaughter #1 of 1
- the Mouse - grandson #2 of 2
- Couponman, the reporter - Grandpa
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About Me"Mom, you're on crack," my kids' favorite response to my valuable comments." I like to think of myself as the grandma humorist of the 21st Century. At best, I'm Erma Bombeck on crack.
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Category Archives: children
“Best day ever!” announced Coco. “Ryan, my nursery manager, suggested we hold a Cake and Denim Day on February 10th.” That was back on the last day of the January. Before I could ask what cake and denim had in … Continue reading
My amusement indicators – the Bug, the Worm, and the Mouse – have made my life fuller. How do I know? Because they have been out of town in Orlando, Florida, maximizing their own amusement quotient and minimizing mine. No … Continue reading
Apparently there are more groupings of men than just married and available, Coco informed me the other night when we went out to see the Life of Pi. Incidentally we didn’t realize it was 3D. It was our first experience. … Continue reading
Today was my big day – really big number day. I turned 65. In the back of my mind, I heard Roy Clark singing, ?? Yesterday when I was young, the taste of life was sweet as rain upon my … Continue reading
The grandkids came over to with the GAP who came over for various reasons — To read her newest novel in peace (because guess who will entertain the children?) To spend time with her visiting brother, Hot Wheelz To watch … Continue reading
The quest for different always leads me new places. This year as a after-Christmas family activity, I booked a trampoline park, Sky High, where the floors and walls are covered with trampolines. What I have found in real life is … Continue reading
Back by (un)popular demand, To fight Chanukah and Christmas stress The Wheeler-Orland household releases Their 2012 holiday sonnet, “Les Mess.” “At the End of the Day” before Santa arrived “I Dreamed a Dream” my house was all aglow “Lovely Ladies” … Continue reading
“She’s a special spirit,” my mom had said shortly after the birth of Coco. She was quiet and slept through the night by the time she was two weeks old. Her alabaster sweetheart-shaped face framed by her thick dark straight … Continue reading
The flock of birds circled overhead. A bushy tailed squirrel ran across the power lines. Neither Hot Wheelz or I said a word to each other. We pulled into the GAP’s driveway at exactly 6:30 a.m. She met us at … Continue reading