Category Archives: clean up

Hu-Mom, We Have a Problem

There is nothing worse, for me, than having a dog who does not feel well. Without words, it is difficult to ascertain what is wrong. At 2:30 am, Houston started to vomit. He coughed, almost like a cat with a … Continue reading

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Being Betty White in the Bathtub

It’s tough to be an old broad. I get it.  I was born in 1970. My mother calls me “middle-aged.” For my Betty White, yesterday was not pretty. She’s old. She’s deaf. She’s toothless. I’m pretty sure she has dementia. … Continue reading

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Poop Happens

Poop Happens 14 September 2014   Each year, to re-teach the Elements of Story, I use David Sedaris’, Big Boy. In the story, he visits the powder room and finds a large turd in the toilet. The ensuing battle illustrates … Continue reading

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