Archive for the Tilghman Tag

Good Bye Good Dog: Be Good, Watch the House, Ok? Whuvyou

5 AM:  I have a screaming, snotty, teething Teddy on my hip.  I’m slipping down the stairs in my socks. . .feels cold. . Thankfully, Chris has already made coffee.  Vigorously blinking to keep my contacts comfortably floating, I head to the place by the back door where we keep Satan’s Lap Hound’s gigantic stainless water bowl, lest Teddy attempt
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Dear Dog Walker

Dear 23 Year-Old Male Dog Walker, I want to apologize for the other day.  I’m sure I scared the living daylights out of you. I just want you to know how truly sorry I am.  Please allow me to explain. . . We needed to leave town Friday night so we could get to my sister’s baby shower.  I had
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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like. . .Holiday Hell

Now that Halloween is behind us, it’s time to bust out the egg nog, cookies, and tacky tree lights and get our Holiday on. . .for the next 2+ damned months. I’m dreading it.  I’ve always hated the way retailers and merchandisers hop on the holiday band-wagon so damned soon.  It drives me crazy to see the holiday decorations out
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In Which Reluctant Mother Goes From a Little God Joke to Actually Being God’s Little Joke

For those of you just checking in here’s a quick recap:  My Husband is out-of-town for the week so I’m unattended with the kid, 2 dogs, and 3 cats for the week.  The timing worked well for my Mother and Stepfather to visit for a couple of days earlier this week.  And just before they visited, I made a trek
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