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Tuesday, Apr 28, 2015

Damara Hutchins

Growing up the hard way

Sometimes your children make you do things you don’t want to do. I don’t want to be a parent all the time. It is easier to lie around the house sipping on beer and taking frequent naps, but reality hits home when the children want or ne...
Published: 04/11/15

Home is where the rent is free

At the tender age of eight, my daughter has become quite practical. She has recently been obsessed with planning her future. For some reason, she feels the pressure of time ticking away and has decided that she must get ready today. At this moment, s...
Updated: 1 months ago

The most complicated math problem

My daughter hopped into the car from her elementary school with a bag full of loot. I knew she had built up a small fortune in “Soar Bucks” (the school currency celebrating good behavior and scholastic achievement), but I was still surp...
Updated: 1 months ago

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...
Updated: 1 months ago

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...
Updated: 1 months ago

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....
Updated: 2 months ago

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: 2 months ago