She’s as crafty as the rest of us

Today, I bribed Maura into taking a shower by promising Starbuck’s. She prefers baths over showers, but I didn’t want to devote our whole morning into luring her out of said bath tub, so bribery it is. Okay, selfish bribery because I like Starbuck’s too. So we get all cleaned and groomed and brush our…

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Life with Maura, day 5077

It is spring break, so my brain is officially mush. The teens can smell the weakness I’m emitting. But right now, three out of four of the offspring are passed out in their beds. The fourth – who is actually the fourth – has slothed her way to the sofa to watch Teenage Mutant Ninja…

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Realities

I sprained muscles in my back. It’s part of living the dream here. Maura’s now bigger than me, and I have a wonky back, so if she tackles me wrong, that’s it, I’m done for. Reality? I need to get into shape. Reality? I need to heal these injuries before I can start working out…

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