Monthly Archives: December 2011

PHSD

There’s a common ailment that occurs to most people I know about this time every year. Up until now, I don’t think it had a name, but I have decided to call it “Post Holiday Stress Disorder,” or “PHSD.” The … Continue reading

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The Joanie Chronicles: The Menagerie

Joanie loves her animals. In pretty much every sense of the word, they are her family. I remember the first barn cat she adopted. Within a few months, she had a new litter of kittens, and in typical Joanie fashion, … Continue reading

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Perception

I have a friend who has raised four wonderful kids.  She once told me that while she was in the trenches with small children, she never had much time to think about what was going on in the homes of … Continue reading

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Snowed In

We got a storm here in New Mexico this weekend, and since discretion is the better part of valor, my discretion told me to stay put.  Lisa and Lorelei decided to come up to the mountains and stay with us … Continue reading

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