The Bearded Iris

A Recalcitrant Wife and Mother Tells All

Grab and Go

Ya’ll, I’m busier than a one-legged woman in an ass-kickin’ contest today, what with all the holiday Room Mom requirements, and Thanksgiving cleanup, and the fact that if I don’t … Continue reading

December 2, 2008 · 5 Comments

Bring Out Your Dead!

Just because I’m married to an Italian-American does not mean I know how to properly dispose of a body.  But clearly I must seem like someone who can “take care … Continue reading

November 8, 2008 · 7 Comments

Cornhole

I had never heard of this “game” until Cub Scout Family Camp when one of the very very nice dads brought his Cornhole supplies to share with the group. So naturally, when I walked by and he asked me “if I wanted to play Cornhole” with him and his sons…I almost crapped my pants.

October 27, 2008 · 4 Comments

So the bartender says, “We don’t serve your kind,” and the mushroom says “Oh come on! I’m a fungi!”

Oh for the LOVE OF GOD. I am now on a first-name basis with the receptionist at my pediatrician’s office. When I called yesterday she recognized my voice, greeted me … Continue reading

October 25, 2008 · 7 Comments