Mona's Blog

thread, not fabric

thread, not fabric

At around 8:30 last night, fresh off four straight episodes of Peaky Blinders, I became hurl-myself-from-a-rooftop sad that I hadn't spent more sno...
thread, not fabric

thread, not fabric

At around 8:30 last night, fresh off four straight episodes of Peaky Blinders, I became hurl-myself-from-a-rooftop sad that I hadn't spent more sno...

tin can audio

If you must know anything about me, know this: I despise the sound of YouTube out of a device. Music is fine because the audio is the number one co...
the supremes

the supremes

Making our dinner plates...Me: One of the Supremes died today.Mag: Who?Me: The Supremes. Mag: Who?Me: It wasn't Diana Ross. It was one of the other...
fist bump

fist bump

At some point this week, or maybe it was last, the kids were lined up for afternoon recess. And I will never take a loud line anywhere, so while th...
a friendship formed

a friendship formed

"Mom? Well...here's something you wouldn't have even pretended to care about..."Me: Oh, good. I can polish up my acting chops.Will: Who do you thin...
regular me

regular me

"Look!" I told my students today while we were lining up for recess. "Maggie bought me some new sunglasses this weekend and I can do a magic trick....
hey, ms. mudd...

hey, ms. mudd...

Student: Hey. Ms. Mudd? Where did you get that doughnut?Me: Well, you know? I got it from the copy room.Student: I dreamed about doughnuts last nig...
golden every day

golden every day

6:10, November 26th, 1995--Will made his way into this world after much delay. My first born. My great Comforter. A procrastinator from the very be...
that miss mudd...

that miss mudd...

Once. A few weeks back. And I don't usually tell a story just for the telling of it. But, this. It keeps making me laugh. So, come with me. It take...
a pretty big deal

a pretty big deal

I'm not entirely sure there is a story in here, but I feel the stirrings of one, so I shall try.  But, first. Know that the story I am about to at...
the secret keeper

the secret keeper

I love this new journal from my mom! She, the one who originated my writing habit, gave me my first journal when I was about 8 years old. I think I...