This requires a codename…

Posted by Christine on May 17, 2011 in Nature, Shopping |

Cardin is hot for playgrounds lately and we have a few around our house that we can drive too, mostly at parks. Of the ones frequented, we have only found a couple that are of decent quality, but they are not close to the house and let’s face it lady, public playgrounds are like festering […]



Posted by Christine on April 4, 2011 in Nature |

Yesterday afternoon the sun was out, so I bribed Cardin with outside playtime if she would eat her lunch. It worked! I don’t really like to consider it bribing though….I like to think of it as small behavioral modifications with merit based raises. I’m really just trying to get her ready for the working world. […]


snowmageddon 2011

Posted by Christine on February 26, 2011 in Nature |

Yesterday we got pounded with a huge snowstorm. And by huge I’m not talking about the 1 or 2 inches that shuts down North Carolina or Washington, DC.  Let’s just put it this way…I needed to bust out the emergency snow shovel in order to get out of the parking lot at work. Let me just […]


While the other is away…

Posted by Christine on January 11, 2011 in Nature, People |

A number of years ago, on a cold blistery day in January, my grandma fell off the roof and broke her lower vertebrate. One might wonder what an elderly woman was doing on the roof; shoveling snow… most obviously. Any reasonable person would understand the potential for water damage from mounting snowfall. Any reasonable person […]


The Ant Trilogy- Part III

Posted by Christine on July 20, 2010 in Animals, customer service, Nature |

Internet, in the last episode of this daytime soap opera that I call my life, we were frantically making phone calls to exterminators in hopes of getting rid of the crunchy insects that were dwelling all over my kitchen. Initially when I found the little buggers, my husband and I thought they were fire ants […]

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