Pixie Dust and Pratfalls

All you need is faith and trust. And a little bit of pixie dust. Think of the happiest things. It’s the same as having wings. Until it isn’t. Yes, like Britney Spears, I did it again. I fell from grace. Oops. Seconds before I had skipped as happy as a cloud across the garage floor […]

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Shakespeare’s mistress

“My mistress, when she walks, treads upon the ground.” – Shakespeare, Sonnet 130 I don’t so much ‘tread’ as trip over my own feet. Yes, once more I have managed to fall head over heels not in love, but in sheer, unadulterated clumsiness. If I didn’t know better, I’d think I were pregnant. Don’t laugh, […]

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How can I embarrass my child? Let me count the ways…

Way of the Warrior: Run flat-out into a wall at laser games and knock yourself out in front of all his friends. Today I face planted. I’ve never really understood that term until now. Looking in the mirror I am mildly surprised my face is not flat. It was not my proudest moment. Understatement. It […]

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