The Honking Goose

something to honk about

One of those Days

Yesterday was one. I saved my house from burning down, was excused from a parking ticket, and listened to the 12yo’s band concert. All in one day. It started out … Continue reading

January 19, 2017 · 13 Comments

my kid said that 3

Overhead my 10yo say, “I like bananas. Bananas are great. You can use them as a sword. You can use them as a gun. You can use them as other … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

is now a good time to stop playing the blame game?

Is now a good time to stop playing the blame game? Everywhere I look on the news/in social media, people are finding someone to blame. Somewhere to point fingers. I’m … Continue reading

November 11, 2016 · 10 Comments

Gifted Children

My children are gifted. Frequently and generously every winter holiday season. I don’t hate it, but I’m not thrilled about it either. The thing is, even without their parents buying … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 28 Comments

I am so giving thanks

I do try to embrace the spirit of gratefulness in my everyday life. So having a special holiday to celebrate giving thanks always seems like a wonderful idea every time … Continue reading

November 27, 2014 · 26 Comments

I have an entourage

Did you know that? I’m so cool. Members of my entourage are carefully selected to make me seem clever, tall, fashionable, and cool when they follow me around. They accompany … Continue reading

November 26, 2014 · 53 Comments

this is not the line for parenting advice

I work in a mid-sized retail store where I am sometimes cashier at the register. Parents come through my line – okay, mostly moms – with happy little children – … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · 89 Comments