Solo Parenting Day 2

Day one was fine. We’re all used to one of us being gone. Junior was delighted to have half the bed to himself and I went all crazy and slept without the air conditioner on (did I mention that Mr. G would thrive in an igloo?). I haven’t bothered with mascara and shaving my legs is completely off the table. My clothes match but just barely. There’s no one to dress up for and I’m taking full advantage. We went shopping on Robertson so Jane could get some new pants …

The Only Thing Better than an Hour of Tennis is Two Hours of Tennis

The Facebook, G+ and Twitter fast is going better than I’d ever imagined. I have seen a drop off of readership here and I’m sorry about that but I try to tell myself that at some point my friends will think, “I haven’t heard from Jessica in a while. Maybe I should check her blog.” Or maybe not. Maybe I’m missable. That’s okay with me too. I had a tennis match at 9 this morning and typically you have 90 minutes on the court before someone gives you the boot. …

The Best Part of the Super Bowl is Obviously the Ads

The Super Bowl is one of my favorite days ever. Every man in town (and many women) are glued to the TV which means that I have the mall and the golf course all to myself. Typically I’ll stink up the course and then meander through shops that are almost empty. Periodically I’ll pop into the house and check on the commercials. More often that not I can find them embedded in my twitter stream and if I’m going to be perfectly honest I’d have to admit that I sometimes feel a …