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.
I've been telling people what to do for years. And for the same number of years, they've been ignoring me. What better way to continue the tradition than to start blogging!
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Category Archives: travel
So after last year’s expensive family vacation, we our plans set on a lesser expensive trip for this year. Perhaps an overnight stay at Motel 6 down the road playing Old Maid. Instead this email comes last week about the … Continue reading
As I pulled the covers from my head, my chin jutted out and my nose poked in a southerly direction towards home, like a horse to the bar. Today we were heading home. If only for one day. We decided to stop … Continue reading
The last time I saw the nine-year-old Bug he was sitting on the sofa at his house. He looked a bit disillusioned. “What’s the matter?” I asked. “I just found out the tooth fairy is my mom,” he announced, still … Continue reading
Traveling means lots of new and different things… Lots of rain here in the Bay area, new hotel with indoor pool (of course), new bed (oh, my aching back), lots of new restaurants (oh, my aching stomach), new five pounds … Continue reading
Years ago when I traveled across the country with my young children, the only words out of their mouths each night as we bedded down in a different campground were, “Is there a water slide?” So when Couponman worked his … Continue reading
Right at the threshold of Fresno is one of the world’s marvelous wonders — Yosemite. Neither Couponman or I were ever boy or girl scouts. You could tell. As we started out our 4.4 mile hike from Glacier Point … Continue reading
So there I was a couple of days ago in Gnomeman’s land with three cute grandkids on a scary, starry night, and now just a couple of days later, I find myself in no man’s land… that being beautiful downtown … Continue reading
By now if you know me at all you’ve probably gathered that I don’t drink or smoke. Knowing that I’m married to the anti-risk-taking, penny-saving Couponman, you might even make a safe guess that I don’t gamble. So when I … Continue reading
This afternoon Couponman called to say he had a treat for me. I was already enjoying my Cold Stone Luv It sundae. For once he could read my mind. “It’s not food,” he said. “I had an old roll of … Continue reading