Queen of the Flies

The flies were so thick in the house that I gave up yelling at the kids to shut the door. Instead, I hoped the principle of osmosis applied to flies, too, and that they would diffuse outside where they were far less concentrated. The fly situation was so extreme that a rare houseguest commented: “I […]

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Ew, Goobies

I may be momniscient, but there have been a few recent transgressions even I could never have predicted. Transgressions of the mucoid kind. As a parent, you expect to clean up a certain amount of widely-ranging bodily fluids, solids, suspensions, and emulsions, but it’s difficult to predict when and where these opportunities will arise. For […]

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