Category Archives: Randomness

Birthday Cookies

Birthday Cookies

So today is my birthday. Yup, all mine. And this year, instead of a cake, I made cookies. Yummy, delicious cookies. Wanna know what kind? Ok, I’ll tell you. I made Banana Chocolate Chips Cookies. Oh. Em. Gee. So, I have always loved banana chocolate chip muffins and loaves, and often wondered if there wasContinue Reading

Fixation Issues

Fixation Issues

Hello, my name is Hysterical Mom and I have fixation issues. <hearing you all welcome me by collectively saying ‘Hi HM’. I feel welcome.> I have SERIOUS fixation issues…….been that way for a while now. I starting looking for or needing something and then BAM! everything is about that one thing. My house is fullContinue Reading

When Writing Goes Blank

When Writing Goes Blank

I was totally charged and pumped and and full of ideas to write about back when I was sort of chronicling my LTYM experience. My goal was to use that fuel to get my blog back on track. Clearly, that didn’t happen. <SIGH….> I was admittedly bullied by my inner anxiety monster that my wordsContinue Reading

Strength, Courage and Wisdom

Strength, Courage and Wisdom

As the 2016 Listen to Your Mother submission date and time neared, I wondered if I had what it took to submit. I mean, who wants to listen to me talk about something I learned from my mother? I have friends who are so amazingly awesome that had been in previous casts, so I knewContinue Reading

Taking up space

Taking up space

How many times have you thought aloud… oh! this is a great idea, I need to blog about it!…and it never happens? Yea, I am TOTALLY guilty of it myself. I will mentally create a post for days at a time and never take the time to actually log into this space and do aContinue Reading

And then there were three…again

And then there were three…again

Back in 2012, Junior, who was then called Senior, left us to head to college.   We drove him and his stuff to St. John’s University in Queens, NY. It was a loooooooooooong road trip but we all survived, though I am not sure how. Two years we went with only 4 people in theContinue Reading

But I Feel Fine

But I Feel Fine

So many people out there are medicated, in an actual medical way. They take their meds to ward off voices, feelings and chemical imbalances. And they, we, feel better. Life moves easier for them, us, and we like it that way. Its ok to have some ups and downs, but the meds make the rideContinue Reading

Did you know….

Did you know….

So I’m feeling a little random and I figured you all should join me 🙂 WD40 stands for Water Displacement, 40th try Odontophobia is the fear of teeth An inch (2.5 centimeters) of rain is equivalent to 15 inches (38.1 centimeters) of dry, powdery snow It took Leo Tolstoy six years to write “War &Continue Reading

Along came a Zombie….

Along came a Zombie….

A few weeks ago, there was a Zombie on the Southside of Chicago……… Little Tech Girl was able to snag a photo of this one before he was squashed by this guy (pun intended lol)…… Fortunately the children were not afraid and did what was necessary to get rid of the zombie, while being protectedContinue Reading

I’m feelin’ good…

I’m feelin’ good…

Birds flyin’ high, you know how I feel Sun in the sky, you know how I feel Breeze driftin’ on by, you know how I feel It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me. Yeah, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new day, it’s a new life for me,Continue Reading