Back in February, P and I took our niece Ella to Sesame Street Live. Yeah, that was fun. Well, it had been about six months since our last outing and we were due for our steroid shot of birth control. Here … Continue reading
It was one of the first nice weekends we had in Kansas City amidst the tornadic weather and freak snowstorms. As we lounged around the house in the morning, I wondered what we might do that day. Maybe we could … Continue reading
lis·ten [lis–uh n]
1. to give attention with the ear; attend closely for the purpose of hearing; give ear.
2. to pay attention; heed; obey (often followed by to).
Remember back to your early years of school. I’m talking preschool, kindergarten, and first grade. Do you remember having weekly class themes or lessons? Yes, Libby, we do remember that. Some weeks you learned about sharing. Other weeks you learned about kindness and self-control. One week (or every day) was about cleanliness (aka, wash your hands and flush). Really important lessons.
Well, silly rabbit, lessons aren’t just for kids. Repetition is key. Practice makes perfect. Insert your favorite, overused, cliché saying. This past week we learned about listening in the Moss household. You just missed the previous week’s repeat lesson on flushing. Continue reading
Over the past few months, I’ve learned that I make Patrick exceptionally nervous when I drive. It has something to do with talking to the other drivers as if they can hear me. And by “talking to,” I really mean … Continue reading
This morning I found myself skipping from one space heater to the next following P around the Farmer’s Market in downtown Kansas City. It’s in the City Market to be exact, located in the River Market. It has a bit … Continue reading
Have you ever listened to the words of children’s song “This Old Man?” Like, really listened to them? Why is an Old Man playing knick-knack on a kid’s knee and spine? What is playing knick-knack, anyway? Maybe I’m missing something, … Continue reading
I realize I have been M.I.A. since early December. But, I promise I have a good reason. My body decided it was time to, yet again, reject a non-vital organ. This isn’t the first time I’ve gone under the knife … Continue reading
Patrick has a knack for creating a legitimate meal out of random ingredients remaining in the fridge. It’s a great party trick. This probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise though. Neither does the fact that when I peer … Continue reading