My Life Among Pirates

When my children whisper it makes me nervous. They don't whisper cute little secrets to each other. If the Tagalongs start to whisper among themselves it means they are plotting. I have been accused, by well meaning people who've never seen my children in action, of being dramatic about my children's behavior. But until you … Continue reading My Life Among Pirates


Dear Readers, Last time I left you all I was a half, ok mostly, insane stay-at-home mom with dreams of becoming a writer. I was also living in a tiny apartment. These days, I go to work in a medical office, still dream of being a writer and I have upgraded to a town house. … Continue reading Ch-Ch-ChANGES!

Word of the Week: Rhapsodize

A Letter from H.Higgs

Dear Readers,                 Ok Friends, I’m exhausted. My brain hurts and I just want to sleep for days. I’m sure anyone can relate to this. I suffer from frequent bursts of all consuming brain fog. The fog creates a writer’s block and I fall off the writing wagon. Bumps, bruises and tears ensue and it’s … Continue reading A Letter from H.Higgs

How to Make a Martyr

Ingredients: 1 Hot Mess Country 1 Drop of Hate 1 Drop of Love Directions: *Split the country into two groups. Don't worry about them being completely equal, they never will be, you'll just make yourself crazy. *Now put a drop of hate in one bowl and whisk it up into a nice froth. Hate does … Continue reading How to Make a Martyr

Word(s) of the Week: Jan 29

Friends, I couldn't figure out which word to pick for this week. I have been fluctuating between both Joy and Fear. I might be projecting but I feel like others have been feeling the same way. P.S. While scrolling through my instagram feed I saw a post by the Women's March that I love. The … Continue reading Word(s) of the Week: Jan 29

A Letter From H.Higgs

Dear Friends, How are you? This is my second draft of this letter. My first draft was tinged with a bit of snarky attitude. My excuse: I was hangry. No one likes a hangry mom. Right now I am listening to the mellifluous tones of my two youngest loves refusing to take a nap. They are, … Continue reading A Letter From H.Higgs