Saturday, March 15, 2008

Location, Location, Location

We live 1/2 mile from the beach. The view from our kitchen window? Giant garbage receptacles.
How'd we get so lucky?

You might think this an unfortunate location, but my girls are convinced that ours is the most coveted property on the central coast. How many kids do you know who get to watch the garbage man unload massive quantities, four times a week, from the comfort of their own home?

Certainly not those unfortunate children down the street...The ones in sprawling million-dollar homes with ocean views and only a single, plastic, pathetic excuse for a trash can - the kind that does nothing to showcase the garbage man's strength and valor.

I guess some people just have more than others.

White Balloon

When my mom dropped me off at school one morning my sophomore year in high school, we could never have predicted that hours later, a...