The Boy laughs (at times) about my love for NPR‘s weekend shows. Car Talk, The Splendid Table, Wait Wait, This American Life, A Prairie Home Companion … I could go on. And what’s the point of this love letter to NPR? This is the point: You can learn stuff on NPR. Stuff that’s useful. Stuff like […]
We’ve trained. We’ve eaten right – gone to bed early, turned down party invitations. We’ve done everything right. We’re super-prepared for the marathon this coming Sunday. Except this is what our bathroom countertop looks like right now: The Boy is sick. A throat tickle and headache last week have developed into an awful cough this week. […]
4:30 am – up early because our upstairs a/c unit has broken and I can’t stop thinking about it. 5:15 am – realize that I can’t make coffee before leaving for work because The (poor) Niece is camping out in the library downstairs where it’s cooler…right next to the kitchen. 5:45 am – make an ill-advised […]
Things are hectic. Hectic, harried and stressful for both us at the Hayley house. So much so that The Boy and I got entangled in a ridiculous argument on the way home from work the other evening. I’m not even sure how it started – a brief discussion about should we do this versus maybe […]
Things are not going well for the Hayley Herb garden. A reminder: here are our baby cilantro plants on May 10th: Here are our cilantro plants nine days later: What’s going wrong? Too much sun? Too many thunderstorms? The curse of the red pot? Thoughts, advice and good luck charms welcome in the comments.