Birthday parties, Caterpickles style

Weekends at Caterpickles

Overheard at Caterpickles Central on a recent March morning…

Mommyo: “The Eight-Year-Old, in honor of your birthday, I’m going to do a load of laundry.”

The Eight-Year-Old, breaking out into a happy dance: “Woohoo! Laundry!”

Every once in a while I wonder if I should reconsider some of the life choices that have led to Laundry Day being a special occasion.

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About Shala Howell

Writer of things ranging from optical network switching white papers to genetic testing patient education materials to historical fiction set in an 1880s asylum. When I’m not scratching my head over pesky characters who refuse to do things how I want them done or dreaming of my next book (which will of course be much easier to write than the current one), my writerly self can be found blogging about life with a very curious Nine-Year-Old at, or musing about books and the writing life at
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