Janbalaya

A Southern Girl Trying to Make a Difference in Sin City

Kid:  But I want some hot Cheetos. Mom:  And I said no. Kid:  I though you were my friend. Mom:  I’m not your friend; I’m your mom, and I said no. Kid:  I’m never going to smile again. Mom (to me):  Do you want a spoiled rotten 5-year-old who is never going to smile again? …

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What happened in Paris today was an attack against humanity.  What are we going to do starting today to make the world a better place for the good of all mankind?  I, for one, will not allow Paris to stand alone. Scary times and scary people cannot consume all the good this world has to …

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I am fascinating by these things, but do not own any of them … yet.  Christmas is just around the corner. Hint hint. Vintage campers Kokopeli Wine fridge This purse A shiny purple flask Essential oils A sideboard, buffet, or server for that weird niche next to the kitchen Hamilton Musical Soundtrack Turntable Qwerkywriter Wraparound …

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Who doesn’t want to sit next to Shia LaBeouf and share an extra large popcorn while watching #ALLMYMOVIES?  I adore this mofo. No, I am not old enough to be his mother.  Okay, maybe I could have been a teen mom.  Is it wrong that I just want to hug him and sing,”Don’t worry about …

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Some version of this exact conversation occurs at least once daily in my office. Me:  Sign your name on the line next to received. Student:  Miss, print or cursive? Me:  Sigh. Cursive. You should always sign in cursive. Student:  I don’t know cursive.  Can I just print my name? Me:  Sigh.  Sign you name on …

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Watching: American Horror Story: Coven — I’m behind a couple of seasons. Obviously. Reading: Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy. Oh, and yes, I’ll be sharing more on this little gem later. Listening: to Blackberry Smoke — a recent discovery by the husband who introduced …

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1. Type in “[your name] needs” in the Google search: Jan needs 7 millimeters of a 55% solution. Reaction: Math makes my brain hurt. 2. Type in “[your name] wants” in the Google search: Jan wants to buy 3 yards of fabric at $3.58 per yard for a blouse. Reaction: I don’t sew. 3. Type in …

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