What It’s Like To Spend Four Days Drinking in a Carnival Beer Garden

Heaven. It's like heaven. Fasten your seat belts. It is upon us. The parish carnival starts today. It's called Fisher Fest. And it's four fun-filled, action-packed days of rides, cotton candy, games, and booze. It doesn't get any better than this. The Carni rolled into town on Monday and you can smell the excitement in the air. It's party time. We have driven past everyday so far, to make sure all the rides are where they are supposed to be. We have even searched YouTube to watch what the new…

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Dear Children, You Are So Freaking Lucky To Still Be Alive

My morning started out pretty amazing. I was on the treadmill watching the news. The forecast was calling for a sixty degree day. In February. I lost three pounds this week and was excited to slip on my sure to be loose jeans. I also purchased a new shirt and purse from Target last night that I was eager to debut. And it's Friday. Today was going to be amazing. Then I wake the children. And all holy hell breaks loose. My one son refuses to get out of bed…

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