Oh no, let's go: packing like it's 1999 and preparing for The Monti

Oh no, let’s go: packing like it’s 1999 and preparing for The Monti

Things might get a little quiet on Hot Breakfast over the next couple weeks. For starters, we have the move. I have been diligently assembling boxes and filling them with blankets, picture frames, Tupperware, platters and off-season clothes. I promise…

Life After (Cleaning) People

Life After (Cleaning) People

Have you seen the documentary Life After People? I have, of course, because it plays right into my obsession with things that freak me out; or, in this case, things that trigger my existence-related panic attacks. (I know that sounds totally…

Movin' on Up (that is, if I can move on off the couch)

Movin’ on Up (that is, if I can move on off the couch)

Well, we got the house. *Not an actual representation of the new house. Same neighborhood, same square-footage, different house. We’re happy about it. We really are. But if I don’t sound excited about it, it’s because I’m not necessarily excited…

Decisions, decisions

Decisions, decisions

It was a big week for big decisions. – I had two conversations about possible job opportunities. – Our childcare provider, Kelly, who had been on an extended “vacation” while I determined if I was going to work again full…