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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.

To Do What Needs To Be Done

The biggest news in the past month with the little man was that the he is doing great in school via the Parent-Teacher Conference.  The…

Day of the Dead Countdown

It was his Auntie's idea. She was like, "Ok, your little man wants Halloween decorations? Let's go to the cemetery and do gravestone rubbings." So…

What The Tooth Fairy Can And Cannot Do

It's funny because a week ago he told me his tooth was loose. I tried to wiggle it and shrugged since I did not find…

Cornel West & Cigarettes

#1. Watch this and share it with all your friends. It really is Cornel West speaking about the 40th Anniversary of the Attica uprising and…

2011 Paul Bunyan Parade Highlights

It was a good show this year, albeit excessively slow. The day was banked in with fog which made for nice photos but it was…

Anarchist Chess

It's Paul Bunyan Days here in Fort Bragg. After a little grocery shopping for tomorrow's family brunch, we walked down town. The Classic Car Show…

Random Bits & the First Day of School

I know, I know. I am not the only mother to ever send her kid to school. But it's my first time sending mine to…

Achilles Heel

Sometimes I get the feeling I say all the same things in these blog posts.  Other times, I go back and read them and realize,…

I Saw Timmy Pitch

I am nearly 32 and though I was raised by a die-hard Giants fan, but my affinity for them is recent.  I am one of…

Summertime. And The Livin’s Easy.

This morning, his dad brought him over at 10am.  We chilled for a minute.  Getting our cuddles in.  Then, we were off.  I had heard…

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