The Litter Boxes of Life

We adopted an mildly ferocious calico kitten about two months ago which my children named, Clover. Every day the kids take turns going down into the basement, almost cheerfully, and scoop out Clover's litter box, because that was the deal if they wanted this kitten to be a part of our family. But it doesn't … Continue reading The Litter Boxes of Life


My third-born son taught me that it's possible to pass a bowel moment capable of clogging the toilet so badly that the toilet must be detached from the bathroom floor in order to clear the plumbing. If you're not yet a parent, now would be a good time to let you know that basic plumbing … Continue reading Clogged