The Garage Attacked Me

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, Because life hasn’t been crazy enough at the Silver residence, last week the garage attacked me. It was a Tuesday. Tuesday was the same weekday that my husband’s drump truck encounter took place. That’s proof enough that on Tuesdays, the entire family should stay at […]

There’s a New Sheriff in Town

Dear Diary, Oh the agony! The upset! The heartache! My happiness and well-being are spiraling downhill. And it’s all Boy-Dadda’s fault. This whole thing started when he got hit by a dump truck. Dumbass! I mean, at first it wasn’t so bad. When he came home from the hospital he kept to himself in the bedroom. But not long after, […]

The Private Detective Predicament

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, This blog post is a continuation of “No, Mom. I Haven’t Been Drinking.” On this day, I was getting ready for both my in-laws to come into town and for my husband to be released from the hospital after a one week stay. To sum […]

The Ambulance Ride

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, Today’s blog post is a continuation from yesterday. 40 minutes after all of the tests were completed, the doctor came back into the room. Doctor: I have some concerns about your EKG. It’s wonky. Me: Wonky? Doctor: Yes. Normally when I see an EKG like […]

No, Mom. I haven’t been drinking

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, The day my husband was discharged from the hospital, all hell broke loose at the Silver house. It started at 7:30 in the morning. I was in the middle of some serious multitasking (trying to get the kids off to school, cleaning the house, preparing […]

Not one more procedure!

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, Just when I thought we were through the scariest part, we had another fright. This blog post is a continuation from yesterday. It was Saturday, the day after my husband’s birthday. During the week my husband was hospitalized, I did the best I could at […]

The Pack Has Been Mobilized

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, This blog post is a continuation from yesterday.  The morning after the motor vehicle collision, I was sitting at the kitchen table, micromanaging my kids while they ate their breakfast. I called the insurance company to file a claim. My husband’s truck was towed to […]