The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

Crime and punishment, doggie style.

It’s never good when a police cruiser appears in your driveway. Just sayin’. So yesterday afternoon, the second day of Spring break, when I was hanging by my last nerve, … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · 29 Comments

… and then my show-and-tell fantasy was shattered.

When I saw the sign on Ms. Evelyn’s preschool door that it was Pet Week, I should have just walked away. But that was when the Mommy Guilt reared its … Continue reading

January 28, 2011 · 7 Comments

This Is Not a Photography Blog

My friend Laura calls me a “Jill of all Trades.” I think she means it as a compliment, but I’m not totally sure. I do indeed have a menagerie of … Continue reading

January 17, 2011 · 12 Comments

Crafty Dog

This is my dog. As you may recall, he looks nothing like Gwyneth Paltrow’s lady parts. This is my jar of Crayola Crayons. Isn’t it pretty? And this is what … Continue reading

September 22, 2008 · 8 Comments