Our last name is Crabtree, it's a pun and it makes sense. Don't do this.
Growing up, dinner time was a time of togetherness. During the days of landlines, one of us would pick up the phone, take note of the caller, and politely tell them so-and-so would call them back, but I’m sorry, we’re having dinner right now. There was no background TV. There was only family and guests… Continue reading Family Dinner is a Sacred Space
Quarantine does some funny stuff, but it’s also done some amazing stuff.
Even though times are tough and as cliche as that is as cliche as saying it's cliche is, it's real.
Part of "The Great Big Catch-up of 2020," my niece is pretty friggin awesome.
I've mentioned before that my nephew is obsessed with the Storybots. I've also admitted that I, too, enjoy the show and have actually learned some interesting things. I also found out a few weeks back that I've got a niece on the way! So as excited as we all are, Mason's world is about to… Continue reading Storybots, a Netflix Original Pain in the Ass
Washington, D.C. is a massive city with literally too much to do. Even with a 9-day trip we couldn't see it all!
My dad is the real-life Hank Hill, and it's hilarious to compare them.We watched two shows religiously growing up: The Simpsons and King of the Hill. Essentially, I grew up with Greg Daniels and he had the greatest influence on my budding sense of humor and love of irony. My father, however, did not laugh… Continue reading My Dad is Hank Hill
Now, this is a whole 'nother post's worth of issues, but first: I'm a lazy POS. I'm introverted, get overwhelmed by loud things, and am genuinely the laziest person I've ever met. So having a 3 year old nephew is... intense. Little dude is super high energy, and it doesn't help that I want to… Continue reading Being an Aunt