Monday, November 30, 2015

Does anybody really know what time it is? Does anybody really care? Since daylight-saving time began anew last weekend, I can't say that I do.

Am I mistaken, or wasn't watching too much television once considered to be a bad idea? Didn't people lie about how much time they spent watching Dallas? Can we not recall that once there was a golden time in America when "couch potato" was an insult? Now? I'm ashamed to be among decent people because I have nothing to say about Survivor.

It was a rough night in the Seabolt household, as our two dogs - a German shepherd (Ace) and his partner in crime, a relatively inert ottoman of a dog (Jagger) - decided at around 4 a.

I am not a morning person. In the morning, if forced to get up at all, I prefer nothing more than silence, and a cup of coffee as big as my head.

To be invoked by all PTO parents, volunteer parents, and room mothers (and fathers and "significant others") among us.

I didn't set out to become a sell-out. I'm just saying. For the record and all. I had no intention of becoming an impersonal cog in the corporate machine.

"(Michael) Jackson taken to hospital with flu; jury selection delayed a week'' - Associated Press, Feb.

In the beginning, when it came to parenting a daughter, I wasn't exactly in the pink. Sure, I had been a girlie-girl as a child.

Someday your prince will come. Sadly, if you're Camilla Parker Bowles, he'll come with some serious baggage.

It isn't my actual children that are causing me stress these days, but the "maybe baby" that haunts me.