This here bringer of the pooper to the fun party

The lookout

You guys think I’m kidding about this, don’t you. THIS IS NOT A JOKE. I forget to slap a modesty patch on that dog and BAM, dooce.com is banned from a hundred new workplaces.

June 2, 2011

Post-op

Turns out there are four incisions (not two). Oops. Heard the surgeon wrong. DON’T EVER MAKE ME A NURSE. And I was a bit worried yesterday that he was going to have to spend the night in the hospital because of the amount of pain…

Matters of the heart, the finale

I am right this second sitting in the waiting room outside the surgery wing at a local hospital. A few minutes ago I watched a resident wheel Jon down the hall toward the room where he would be put under anesthesia to have his gallbladder…

The Camilla Series, no. 9

Cami: “You know I had to break out the poncho.” Me: “And that is not just any poncho.” Cami: “The email will be all, ‘PONCHO?! OH NO SHE DIDN’T.’” Me: “You totally ponchoed.” (You can find Cami here: camillacombs.blogspot.com. She is a lot of fun…

The horror

I took a nap on Saturday afternoon, and when I woke up my kid was wearing these shoes. My mother picked them up at a local store because “they were so cute.” So I was like, Mom, does the image of a rotting moose carcass…