Archives for January 2012

Resolutions.

I know, it’s the new year and a time to reflect on what I want to get done this year. I set some goals last year, and while I’ve gotten better, I didn’t get them all accomplished. In the spirit of getting things done, I figured I’d put this all out there. 1. Get organized. We occupy three rooms of this house (our room, the boys’ room and the common area upstairs) and share two other rooms (the living room and the upstairs bathroom) and try to fit everything that four people might need in there. When we moved in,…

Women Giving Us a Bad Name

Last night, I went out to dinner with TheBoy. My mother-in-law admits that she and FIL don’t go out as often as they used to, and definitely not on weekends. So she opts to watch the boys and let us get out once in awhile. Since I got a PF Chang’s gift card for Christmas, we opted to head there. We tried out their Prix Fixe menu, and after a lovely meal, I snuck off to use their bathroom. As I peed, I was busy trying to think about what I was going to write about later that night, I…

Hello 2012!

I admit that I’ve never been much for New Year’s Eve celebrations. As a kid, it seemed anticlimactic to stay up until midnight just to watch a ball drop and people scream on television. Not to mention that as a teen we had two dogs, and neither appreciated fireworks being set off. Then, I worked at Disneyland (where holidays are mandatory) and I became scarred for life by New Year’s Eve. There’s just something about being stuck on a boat with 40 people with noisemakers while you’re trying to spiel that will make you loathe the holiday. Somewhere post-Disney, we…