We play a modified version of the game Pictionary as a family some nights where we simply pull cards from the box, draw it on a small white board easel, and whoever guesses it first gets to draw on the next turn. My 11 year old daughter got up and drew something that basically was.....a … Continue reading Come again? Bearded clam, you say?
Look at how cute all these hamsters are in their wheels..... They're all f*cking adorable. But you know what's not adorable? Hamster urine. You know what's less than precious? When your daughter's hamster decides to urinate while running in its wheel. You know what's just a bit not super duper? When that urine, subject to … Continue reading You know what’s not cute?
Small town happenings, whether they're passed through the chain of gossip at the favorite coffee shop or bar, or reported in the local newspaper, have always fascinated me. I grew up in a small town. I spent a number of years raising my kids in a small town. The vibe, intensity and interpersonal goings-on of … Continue reading What’s up in Penderson?
Community Reminders: The Founders parade is this Sunday. After last year's unfortunate event, throwing candy from the floats is now prohibited. Donations are still being accepted at Eric's Gofundme page. Community clean-up day is scheduled for underneath the school bleachers this Saturday. Please remember volunteers need to be at least 18, bring their own latex … Continue reading The Local: March 1, 2018
Community Reminders: Emotional support animals of any type are no longer allowed at the library. The library will remain closed pending complete fumigation and sterilization of the HVAC system. The new Armored Civilian Defense Vehicle (playfully nicknamed 'The Tank' by our mayor) will be on display at the town hall from 12-4. Bring your children … Continue reading The Local: February 28, 2018
Your Government: At the city council meeting tonight, Janet Franklin spent 20 minutes arguing for new paint on the crosswalks near Emerson and Smith streets while Councilman Tom Reynolds, whose wife of 17 years left him last week, sobbed noticeably. The measure passed 3-1 with Councilman Reynolds' vote cast as abstain after Chairwoman Barns asked … Continue reading The Local: February 27, 2018