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Posts published by “Jessica Ehlers”

40ish-year-old mom to a 13-year-old and rescued basset hounds. I am not married but the guy I live with and I are super serious. Except when we're making fart jokes and then the 13-year-old rolls her eyes and shakes her head. I am from NorCal. I live in the house I grew up in. I bake when I am nervous and I like to grow things in my front yard to nibble on and season dinner with.

Forty: Part 1

In T minus a few days, in the middle of the middle of the night, I will be forty years old. I know it's just…

Jewish Branches & BONES Animal Rescue

Tomorrow morning at the first shimmers of light, I will join many in the traditional turkey adventure involving multiple hours of baking and if you're…

Glass Beach: Long Time Passing

Over the weekend the kiddo, who is now the ripe ol' age of seven and I had some extra time after playing and before dinner.…

What I did not buy at the Estate Sale

  I heard about it from a friend who, heard it from a friend who... no that's a song. This is a story about what…

Confessions of a Dirty Girl

I got an email from my sister a few months ago telling me she had entered me into some kind of obstacle course race. I…

We Are All Customers

This photo was posted on The Other 98%'s facebook page tagged "An important safety tip." I get the importance of shock value. This photo caught…

Thanks to People Who Just Get it.

The night before last I made the cornbread stuffing. I was telling my boyfriend how there is nothing to it but an hour in, (I…

Calming An Overtired Baby

It sounds like I am going to hand you a list of tried and true tips about how to get your colicky baby to sleep…

The Nameless Cowgirl

So if you're wondering where I went, I will just be honest and tell you I have a new project for school that is taking…

Paul Bunyan Pillow-fight and Parade 2012

The littlest pillow-fighters. The kid in the red shirt was no joke. Slow and steady won this race. Our boy readying for battle. Facing off…

The Ecuadorian Embassy Keeps Me Up At Night

It's been a long few days lots of us watching the live feeds from outside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London waiting, waiting, waiting for the…

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