Well, hello again. My apologies for the absence of new posts in the past few weeks. Things have been a bit on the crazy side and I needed to regain some control before sitting down to write again. What's worse is that I didn't exactly come up with any groundbreaking or insightful ideas for new … Continue reading The Honeymoon, The Hurricane, and The Night King: Part One.
I write something almost every day. I bet you're thinking, But wait. You don't post something every day. What happens to most of what you're writing then? The answer is less than satisfying. For the most part, my unpublished works are sitting in a "Drafts" folder, which closely resembles The Waiting Place in Dr. Seuss's Oh, The Places You'll … Continue reading The Waiting Place
So, there's going to be an eclipse next week. But I suspect you've already heard about it. And if you happen to live within the bounds of the gray line running through this map I stole from the NASA website, well, you've probably heard enough eclipse talk to last a lifetime. I happen to live … Continue reading Total Eclipse of Humanity
My husband wasn't allowed to sharpen pencils in first grade. It may sound fantastical and overblown, but I can assure you, it's true. My husband's first grade teacher did not allow her students to sharpen pencils. Ever. For whatever reason (and I'm sure she had some reason in mind, regardless of logic or sense), Ms. … Continue reading A Delightful Recap of my School Years
So, hi. Welcome to the You Should Write About That blog. Or should I say welcome back? I'm torn. Many of you (presumably most of you at this point) have been longtime followers who probably noticed my lengthy absence, and have undoubtedly noticed a major change in the aesthetics of my site (and the fact … Continue reading Welcome to YSWAT. Or Some Other, Better Title for this Post.
If you're the proud owner of a Facebook account (or eyes), you’re probably very familiar with headlines like these: Quit Complaining, Spoiled Brats! When I Was a Kid in the Seventies/Eighties... 10 Ways You're Spoiling Your Kid. When Summer Was Amazing. I’ve Had Enough of Your Electronics, Force Your Kids to Play Outside, Already! Summer … Continue reading Your Kids Suck at Summer. And You’re a Terrible Parent.
Parents come in many forms, exist in many different walks of life, and live a variety of lifestyles. But for the purpose of illustration, I'm going to oversimplify and break us all down into four categories. And yeah, I'm operating under the assumption that one parent (if two are present) operates as the primary caregiver. … Continue reading Summer Vacation.