Skip to main content

    Things I do to avoid starting my job search….

    My goal for today was to figure out the WordPress format for my blog.  Instead, after 2 hours of trying unsuccessfully to get thumbnail images to show up on the IMG_5228homepage, I decided to redirect my energy to something much more pressing….determining the temperature inside my bathroom cabinet.  This became important after I happened to glance down at the box of my kids’ allergy medicine and see that it should be “stored at under 77 degrees”.  Considering I set the thermostat at 77 degrees…and this cabinet is on an exterior wall…and it’s August, I figured some research was in order.  We’re currently at 78 degrees which can only mean that all of our medicine has been rendered useless, yet I will continue to give it to my children, counting on the placebo effect.  In better news, I did finally figure out the thumbnails so that you can enjoy the photo of this little thermometer girl smiling while $100 worth of Claritin explodes in my closet.
    Read More

    Last Day of Preschool = Last Day of Excuses - TheDustyParachute.com

    Last Day of Preschool = Last Day of Excuses

    Today is my 4 year old son’s last day at preschool. The 2 bottles of champagne are thank you gifts for his teachers…The bourbon is for me.

    Last Day of Preschool - Last Day of Excuses - TheDustyParachute.com

    I don’t need a drink because he’s done with school. I need a drink because in 10 days he will be starting ‘real’, as in 6 hours a day/5 days a week, school and after almost a decade out of the work force, it’s time for me to get serious about thinking about what I want to do next.
    Read More