The Honking Goose

something to honk about

sometimes I hear music in my head

like just now. My husband said the words, “it’s a little bit funny.” And suddenly Elton John is in my head singing. “It’s a little bit funny/this feeling inside…” So … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 25 Comments

I smiled at the DMV this morning (but can I look cool without a neck?)

Yesterday, I tried to buy beer at the grocery store. I was politely turned down by a cashier who noticed that my driver’s license was expired. Mad, you say? Of … Continue reading

October 22, 2014 · 62 Comments

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

everybody loves school picture day

Not. Today was picture day at my sons’ school. Over the weekend, I began to think about what they would wear for their school pictures. They had outgrown the more … Continue reading

October 8, 2014 · 34 Comments

my husband said that

We were sitting around the dinner table tonight talking about names. Some people don’t have middle names; some people have two middle names, or two first names. Some people only … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 41 Comments