Monthly Archives: August 2013

Verbal Hostage

There’s no dearth of problems in this world: shark attacks, cross fit, expired milk, and I hear that there is rampant twerking going on (although I can’t be certain what twerking is, I know I am afraid of it).  Another problem is the verbal hostage taker.  I, myself, have been taken verbal hostage numerous times. […]

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Welcome to the Neighborhood!

I hope you enjoy reading my stories as much as I enjoy writing them. Please also check out my Facebook page http://www.facebook.com/talesfromsuburbia for more suburban insanity!

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Frankendriveway

By Brandi Haas “Honey, the basement is flooded…again.” Fewer phrases can quicken a homeowner’s pulse than the dreaded flooded basement. There’s the mopping, the tearing up of carpet, the obligatory swearing, and worst of all, the call to the plumber. After administering what can only be described as a colonoscopy of our main sewer line, […]

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The Organic Neighbor

Some neighbors bring out the best in us and some bring out…the crazy. My neighbor has a totally organic garden; it’s green, it’s lush, it bears nutrient-rich vegetables free of any chemicals. Our garden consists of a man-eating tomato, mutated carrots, and the ‘little butternut squash that could’. The other day my husband and I […]

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