The Wild Rumpus

Parenting and family, served with a shot of vodka

Sometimes, you just need a break

I’ll be honest. Coming back to my blog after all this time feels a little weird. It’s kind of like running into a friend you love in the grocery store, … Continue reading

September 8, 2016 · 9 Comments

Archie Warren Draper: Loads of Personality, Even When Sleeping

I saw a dog on the TJ Maxx/HomeGoods/Marshall’s holiday commercial, and it looked exactly like my late Jack Russell Terrier, Archie. The commercial canine was pulling a new dog bed … Continue reading

November 25, 2014 · 5 Comments

Archie Warren Draper: The Dog With a Million Nicknames

For the past three weeks, I’ve been trying to write a tribute of sorts to my late dog, Archie. But what I’ve realized is that I’m not ready to do … Continue reading

November 10, 2014 · 8 Comments

Archie Warren Draper: Loads of Personality, Even in His Sleep

I saw a dog on the TJ Maxx/HomeGoods/Marshall’s holiday commercial, and it looked exactly like my late Jack Russell Terrier, Archie. The commercial canine was pulling a new dog bed … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 2 Comments

First Steps to Independence

September 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

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