The Honking Goose

something to honk about

eat your vegetables

Last night our 8 year old was protesting as my husband tried to talk him into eating a couple spoonfuls of corn on his plate. “I don’t like it, I’m … Continue reading

October 19, 2014 · 38 Comments

can I really fit another foot in my mouth so soon?

My 8 year old son was outside in the driveway with his dad who was hanging a new net on our basketball hoop. And my son came up to the … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · 35 Comments

do I need to close the refrigerator door or can I leave it open sometimes?

I self-identify as an environmentalist. I started shopping at thrift stores and vintage stores when I was in high school. I gave roommates lectures about recycling. After my mom died, … Continue reading

October 16, 2014 · 42 Comments

it’s hard to get respect: as a renter

In our eleven years of living together, my husband and I have always rented our homes. We’ve lived in a grand total of six different places together and had a … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · 51 Comments

are you a real plumber?

99.8% chance you are not. Me either. That’s why when the kitchen sink backs up in our rental house, we call the property manager who in turn calls a plumber. … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 5 Comments