From the monthly archives:

July 2008

Week In Review

July 25, 2008

Disclaimer: Ok, I am new to the blogging world, and I live in constant terror of stealing someone’s idea/post/husband. So, let me just say upfront that today’s post was inspired by Wendi Aarons’ hysterical Highlights of Last Week post. She doesn’t know that I’m linking her, so I’ll keep you posted (get it? POSTed? oh, […]

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Maybe Not

July 24, 2008

Back when I started this blog, you know, a month ago, I thought that I would carry my camera around with me all the time and take pictures of interesting things that I’ve seen and then post it on my blog and viola, instant post and instant fun. And what is better than instant fun? […]

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He’s Here All Week!

July 23, 2008

Scene: Kid bedtime in the Marinka household. I just poured myself a beer, when I hear my seven year old summoning me to “say something important”. I set the beer down and hope that what he has to tell me is something quick, along the lines of “what is the meaning of life?” to which […]

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Dreamy

July 22, 2008

Here’s the thing: Unless you’re Martin Luther King, Jr., no one cares about your dream. And more than being apathetic, they actively hope and pray that you don’t tell them about your dream. It’s not that they don’t love you (although keep telling them your dreams and watch this factor come into play), it’s that […]

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July 21, 2008

OhMyGod, I created this post completely by mistake and now I can’t get rid of it! Read the one below! Ignore this one! Sorry! Ok, since this is up, here’s my question: Is it inappropriate to impose a 5:30 bedtime on my kids today? Because, really? I could go to bed right now.

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Beep? Burp.

July 21, 2008

When I first moved into my very own apartment, on the Upper East Side, no less, in the early 1990s, I couldn’t figure out how to get things done. Like, how was I supposed to be at work and at the same time have the window cleaning guy come to wash my windows? Certainly I […]

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Mavis

July 20, 2008

Sometimes my husband and I have different perspectives regarding our children. For example, if in response to “so, children, do you have a dog?” my son will say: “Yes, her ashes are in the closet,” my gut says that it’s time for a new, less cremated dog. My husband, on the other hand, maintains that […]

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The Kids Stay in the Picture

July 19, 2008

I’ve been reading many blogs recently, most of which I’ve discovered through Meghan’s fantastic website AllMediocre. Many have photos that just scream “summer” and not wanting to be left out, I decided to get some of my own. I took this photo at our lake house this afternoon, after the kids had gone swimming, my […]

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