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Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

HOLIDAZE

Here we go! By the time you read this, your Thanksgiving dishes will be washed, and maybe even be put away, you overachiever, and you’ll be subsisting on turkey sandwiches and turkey soup, and...

Hi, Mom (don’t kill me)

Friars Hill Traffic Report - April 22nd, 2017 I received the following note this week: “I am so happy you have decided to return writing your commentary. I have missed your 'take’ on events. Your column...

Friar’s Hill Traffic Report: On the Lam

I forgot my grocery list. I’ll try to reconstruct it here for your personal enjoyment: Dry Swiffer Toilet wand refills Half and half Shampoo and conditioner (My daughter goes through about a bottle of these every two weeks....

Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

I’m tired. I look it, too. This morning I had to do the three-layer spackle method to cover up the dark circles under my eyes and I still look a bit undead. I didn’t...

Soccer mom

So, what’s new with you? (dramatic pause) You may be unaware of this, but I am expressly forbidden to discuss politics in the Friars Hill Traffic Report anymore. Which is Such. A. Shame. Because, I would...

Moms gonna mom

Jesus God, we moms are crazy. I’m not talking “look how wacky I am in my ironic ugly Christmas sweater,” crazy - I’m talking straight up Texas cheerleader killing coo coo for Cocoa Puffs Momzillas....

Happy camper

My husband doesn’t know me. I swear, he thinks I’m a princess and our mattress has a pea underneath it. You know, he thinks I’m a delicate, feminine flower. My mom thinks the same thing...

Rotating the light bulbs and other chores

What a shame that Bill Cosby turned out to be a serial sexual predator (allegedly), because I really miss his parenting advice. Honestly, I used to make a fair amount of my choices based on...

Friars Hill Traffic Report By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger

My phone is tracking me. I started noticing it a couple weeks ago. I’d get into the car and a little message would pop up on my phone screen: “38 minutes to work. Traffic is...

House Shoes

By Sarah Mansheim Managing Editor • Mountain Messenger   I don’t mean to toot my own horn, but I really am the smartest woman I know. Every now and then, I’m just moseying along, one foot in...