The Honking Goose

something to honk about

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

state of mourning

Last night, when the results were still coming in, I was at work at the restaurant. As the results began to clarify, there was fear. The denial I was in … Continue reading

November 9, 2016 · 16 Comments

enough already about the emails

I, for one, don’t care about the emails. Get over it already. If the mainstream media thinks that is why third party voters refuse to compromise and vote for the … Continue reading

November 5, 2016 · 13 Comments

I cried myself to sleep last night

It started with the Gander and I watching season 7, episode 1 of TWD. That’s text-speak for The Walking Dead for any of you fortunate enough to still live under … Continue reading

October 28, 2016 · 7 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

a message from my 8 year old son

My 8yo son gave me this note. I am passing it along to all of you. The owl is wise. More advice from an OWL: Stay focused Be ‘hoo’ you … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 37 Comments

what do your search terms tell about you?

I saw this question asked somewhere recently. (I don’t remember where – sorry.) This got me thinking: what do my OWN search terms tell about me? So, out of curiosity, … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 45 Comments