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Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015

Damara Hutchins

Wasting time on bad ideas

I generally don’t use my free time in a wise manner. I have grand ideas and thoughts of organization and working out like a ninja yoga master, but in reality I usually end up taking a nap and surfing the Internet for useless information like w...
Published: 02/28/15

Wasting time on bad ideas

I generally don’t use my free time in a wise manner. I have grand ideas and thoughts of organization and working out like a ninja yoga master, but in reality I usually end up taking a nap and surfing the Internet for useless information like w...
Published: 02/28/15

Smarty pants are earned with age

They think they know everything. We’re all just a bunch of idiots walking around who somehow made it past the age of 30 and managed to provide for them. If you guessed that I’m talking about teenagers, you’d be correct....
Published: 02/14/15

A walking catastrophe

The cat tried to kill me. Maybe I was feeling more unstable than normal, but I swear the way she darted in front of me when I was getting off the couch was a deliberate move to assist me in meeting an untimely demise....
Updated: 1 months ago

Saying yes to dress shopping

My friend and coworker, Duliana, announced to me last year that she was getting married. Sure, I was happy for her and her fiancé, John, but I was also looking forward to something more personal that could directly affect me: helping the bride-t...
Updated: 1 months ago

Instructions not included

The giving season has completely passed, which means my kids have officially busted open every gift they received and all the boxes are at the curb ready to be picked up the next time our waste service rolls down the street. I have to say, I love and...
Updated: 2 months ago

The Christmas letter edition

I received something in the mail the other day that was exciting to me. It wasn’t anything outrageous, just a letter, but the sender had thought about me and decided to include me, which made me feel special. She wrote one of those annual Chri...
Updated: 2 months ago

A hairy head full of steam

“Honey, can you please stop throwing your hair on the floor? Or ignore me and keep doing exactly what you were doing.” My enraged daughter was ripping her hair out of her brush and tossing it to the carpet. I was invisible to her. I had...
Updated: 2 months ago