The 12 days of Housework

On the first day of Housework my true love gave to me A shower with privacy On the second day of Housework, my true love gave to me 2 peaceful siblings and A shower with privacy On the third day of Housework, my true love gave to me 3 bathrooms clean 2 peaceful siblings and A shower…

Mother’s Day Pearls…of Wisdom

Ah Mother’s Day. When we’re encouraged to laud the women who taught us how to tie our shoes, eat soup without clinking the spoon against our teeth, and to make beds with the corners tucked in. The woman who examined our research paper possibilities to make sure there was a woman for every man listed….

Valentine’s Day, a Handy Gift Guide for Married People

Dating: Reservations at the super-fancy/can’t really afford/won’t like the food/you’ll figure out how to pay the credit card bill later/restaurant; roses; fancy chocolates dusted with things that shouldn’t be on chocolate Engaged: Jewelry, (bonus points if it’s heart-shaped); Elizabeth Barrett Browning or Khalil Gibran poetry books; flowers, but not roses; thoughtful cards with sappy messages and…