Hive mind

Wednesday: The Hired Killer showed up while I was out, so Kiddo1 relates this story. Hired Killer: Yellowjackets? Kiddo1: {points} There. Hired Killer: Gotcha. He assembled the pole and sprayer again, but this time his assassination equipment was a good…
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Scary things in the attic

About three weeks ago, my Patient Husband took two of the Kiddos on a nine-day visit to two locations over a thousand miles away. (They’re back now, and everything’s fine.) The day before he left, I heard scratching and ticking…
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How insightfully helpful

“What’s that?” I said, squinting at some white fuzzy stuff hooked to my Patient Husband’s shoe. I tugged it, then said, “Don’t move,” and I started unwinding a really long thread from both his shoes. Kiddo2 came over to help,…
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