Well THAT Was Awkward

I have a wonderful neighbor that lives two doors down from me. This neighbor, we will call her Janet*, works at my kids preschool. So when my carpool driver got sick this morning I called Janet and asked her if she could drive The Goon Squad to school today. She said yes. (I told you […]

That’s What They Say Every Single [redacted] Day

I was at the library this morning and I saw a guy that looked just like Dr. Dre. I had to fight every urge in my body to not go up to him and ask “Is it Dre? Is it Dre?”

Sure, It Seems Cool if You are Reading This Blog

As many of you know, I am going to leaving for BlogHer next Thursday. I am really excited about it. I am expecting my fancy new business cards and my giveaways to arrive early next week. (I am SO worked up about my Sarah and the Goon Squad key chain bottle openers that I could just scream. […]

This Woman Needs Her Own Blog

I love my commentors. Commenters? Commenteurs? (Commentators can’t be right, can it?) Whatever. What I am trying to say is that you people are hilarious. I don’t know most of you, but I do know a lot of you in real life. Some of you I have known for a very long time, take my Mom for […]

What is in the Cage?

There is this lady in my neighborhood. She isn’t anybody I know. I’m not even sure which street she lives on, but I see her walking around the neighborhood a lot. There isn’t anything inherently strange about a lady taking a walk in a neighborhood, but this lady is usually carrying a little cage around […]

Interesting Way to Start the Day

Guess what I did first thing this morning? You’ll never guess in a bazillion years. Well, maybe in a bazillion, but I doubt if you would guess any time soon so I will just tell you. I was standing in front of my closet perplexed. I went shopping on Sunday and I could have sworn […]

Best Doormat Ever

I almost bought this doormat. I don’t know if my neighbors would think it is as funny as I do.

And the best game you can name…

Since I started Sarah and the Goon Squad a year and a half ago I have met several friends through blogging. On Monday I went to a meeting where I had the pleasure of meeting Aviva, Elisa, Heather B., and Mary. Not even including all of the people I met in San Jose at BlogHer […]

I Voted, My Kids Owe Me $100, and Closure

I took the kids with me to vote this morning. (See crappy cell phone picture. Our regular camera is broken). As we were trying to leave the house Ian kept saying that something was going to “get him”. In my super tactful fashion I said “Let’s go! If anything is going to get you it […]


I was downstairs changing over the laundry when I heard something outside. It really sounded like someone was raking in my front yard. I looked outside and yes indeed, my neighbor was raking my yard. Why was she raking our yard? Yes, there were a lot of leaves there, but we have big trees and […]