Sherri Gragg

Juggler of words and children…collector of pottery shards

Category Archives: humor

I’m Not (Instagram) Worthy!

I have taken a unflinching evaluation of my life and I have come to a conclusion.  I am not Instagram worthy. I am neither witty enough nor succinct enough for … Continue reading

June 12, 2017 · 2 Comments

Pain with a Purpose (and the perils of Spring sports season)

This week I have driven one thousand miles in three afternoons without ever leaving the boundaries of my small town (or at least it feels like it). What I do … Continue reading

March 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Living with Teens is Like…

Living with teens is like… Living with professional looters. And world-class hackers. It is like being stuck in the movie Groundhog Day except instead of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania you go back … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · 3 Comments

Dear Santa

Dear Santa, I have been very, very good. So good. I haven’t punched anyone who needed it and SOOOOOOO many people needed it. Even you wanted to punch them, Santa. … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · 2 Comments

“Oprah, Is that You?”

Do you see this photograph? This is the aquaduct at Caesarea Maritma, one of my favorite places on earth.  Honestly, if money was no object I would live in Caesarea Maritima.  … Continue reading

July 1, 2013 · 1 Comment

How I Lost My Skirt and My Dignity in a Walmart Parking Lot

I thought I looked pretty good…makeup, hair, accessories.  I was wearing a white tank and a cute pair of sandals with my favorite skirt- a silk wrap-around made from recycled saris.  I call it … Continue reading

June 26, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Dangers of Parenting

My eye is still sore. I had just noticed earlier in the evening, as I was watching her soccer practice, how much the freakishly rapid growth spurt that accompanies puberty … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Grandma?

So, I’m a way down south for the week helping out after the birth of my baby sister’s second child. I’m in the land of Jambalaya and drive through Daiquiris. … Continue reading

March 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

The (Forgotten) Elf On The Shelf

I lost my mind and bought an Elf on The Shelf. It took me all of two days to forget to move it after the little kids went to bed. … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

This Yoga Mat Smells Like Feet

Finally, I was back at yoga today after a week of Thanksgiving preparations and then my week-long standard post-holiday virus. My gifted yoga instructor, Keleah, cranked up the heat, dimmed the … Continue reading

December 2, 2011 · 2 Comments