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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What happened this week?

Well… This week started first thing Sunday morning when I woke up to two loud booms and the power going out.  Yep, transformers blew.  We managed to survive the crisis by lighting the gas stovetop the old-fashion way, and putting a kettle on for coffee.  Oh Starbucks Via packets, you never let me down!  (Okay,…

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I don’t apologize

Life with Maura means a life of unpredictability.  We leave the house never knowing if she will be golden, or a holy terror.  These days, it’s usually somewhere in the middle, where we have moments but move on quickly. But we have to go out in public.  And I don’t apologize for that.  I will…

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