More About The Mayor!

Welcome visitors!  I am The Mayor of Crazy Town.  We’re thrilled to have you along….ALLLL ABOARD The Crazy Train!  Shall we begin our tour?  Coming up on the right, you’ll see my 4 small children, my messy house, & clumps of my, now mostly grey, hair!  On the left, you will notice my recently acquired eye twitch, & my very last nerve!  I strongly advise you not to get on it, under it, or anywhere near it, lest it snap & you find yourself a victim of my full-on crazy!  No flash photography please, it may irritate or startle our residents.  We hope you enjoy, what is sure to be, your extended stay…since there’s no escape from Crazy Town!  And don’t bother trying to gnaw through the straps, it’s just not worth it most days.  So sit back & enjoy the ride, someone will be around with the meds once your eyeballs start to bleed….clipart smiley emoticon evil laugh

Signed,

The Mayor!

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James Salt SR. January 12, 2010 at 3:18 pm

Tracy; As you get older, in years as opposed to frustration induced ageing, you will find decisions must still be made in important matters. Now in the morning with my coffee, and after reading the obits to see if I made the paper, I have to decide whether to next read “For Better or For Worse” or go to the computer and check on the latest antics in “Crazy Town”.
An excellent job. NOW, if you can find time to attend art classes you could add a comic strip and be syndicated.
All the best
The SR. Salts

The Mayor! January 13, 2010 at 12:26 pm

Sigh…if only my daily decisions were so simple! Instead, I have to struggle between pulling out or dyeing the grey hairs from that frustration induced aging, hiding out in the bathroom or the basement, & when I finally DO run away, should I take the guinea pig with me to ensure his safety & sanity also??!! I’ll keep you posted!

But thank you so much for having decided to follow us here in Crazy Town! As always, I’m humbled & flattered by such kind words of support! And maybe from time to time, if you don’t mind, you can continue to weigh in with your own earned wisdom, given how well your children turned out! I can use all the help I can get as I make that first foray into the TEEN years!!

:-)

Grandpa John January 13, 2010 at 2:52 pm

I strongly urge you opt for the dyeing approach ( bald wouldn’t really suit you much!) And take the piggy with you when you hide out, both for HIS safety and YOUR sanity; hard to stay stressed while cuddling a piggy…

Terry Cunningham January 13, 2010 at 4:19 pm

LMAO … love the words of wisdom … my dad starts every sentence and answers every question with, “if I’m still alive …” , So now, when I call him and he answers the phone in sunny Florida, I exclaim “OMG!! You’re ALIVE!!! I’m so glad …” and then move on to the reason for my call. He giggles every time. ;-)

Jim Thompson January 26, 2010 at 2:26 pm

I knew there was something about this “Mayor of Crazy Town” that didn’t quite sit right with me and I’ve finally realized what it is.

“Crazy Town” is your family, your home, your life.
“Mayor” is your role in all of this.

Being “Mayor” suggests a democracy, however in my personal experiences with families (both mine and others), the head of the family holds a role close to Dictator, Emperor or in your case possibly Queen.

Perhaps the fact that your family runs as a democracy contributes to the plethora of amusing stories you post here! But tell us, how did you manage to become Mayor? Were you elected or appointed? If elected, was it for a full 18 year term or a shorter one? Were there others running against you? What were some of your campaign promises? Have you kept them?

The Mayor! January 26, 2010 at 2:39 pm

Ahhh, Jim, you haven’t read enough yet…the answers to these questions & more are in prior posts LOL…including the fact that I took office through my sheer force of will, & Crazy Town is definitely NOT a democracy….as I’m sure The Dad will tell you! But maybe THAT is what contributes to the plethora of amusing stories, & maybe it SHOULD be more of a democracy!!

;-)

Jim Thompson January 26, 2010 at 3:31 pm

Darn. You caught me.

I am a little behind on my reading…and I did kind of wonder as I as posting if someone had asked the questions previously.

Honestly, I have no idea where you find the time to write so frequently!

Is there any way I can sign up to get e-mail delivery of your posts as well as any comments that people leave? Or do I have to keep coming back here with a web-browser?

The Mayor! January 26, 2010 at 4:43 pm

I knew it LOL!! Cause seriously, you sounded like you didn’t know me at all!! A democracy…COME ON!!! And we are working on a subscrition service that will allow you to do what you’ve asked, coming soon!! As for the time involved, I’m working on a post that will kinda address that haha!!

:-D

The Mayor! January 27, 2010 at 8:22 pm

K, for all my regular visitors!! As you’ll notice, we are continuing to work on & improve our site….I threw the black background up & LOVED it, but if you know me, that’s no surprise! However, The Dad said he had trouble seeing the script on his screen while it was black….any input or suggestions on what you may want to see would be great as we continue to “play” with it all! I can put a photo in the back, & may look for a scenery type of thing, but if you do have any troubles with the colours or type etc, please let us know so we can ensure we keep our tourists happy!! Thnx guys!! A subscription service with e-mail updates will also be coming soon!!

:-D

Terry Cunningham January 27, 2010 at 9:54 pm

Seriously Jim-bo … a democracy? With 4 kids? What were you thinking? LoL

Alexandra May 2, 2010 at 10:12 am

Ack! At first I felt bad this morning that there was a surprise visit from the mayor, and the morning house still had dishes from last night out on the table, and laundry to be folded on the sofa. Then, I thought, Hey! It’s the mayor….my house is a shambles and looks like an alcoholic lives here…that makes me SOoooooo her people!

I left the keys to my kingdom in your mailbox.

Thank you for the visit! I think you are amazingly hilarious. And I love my funny funny women bloggers!

The Mayor! May 2, 2010 at 8:21 pm

MY VERY OWN KEYS TO THE KINGDOM!!! WOW!!! I’m so flattered & humbled, thank you Empress!! And thnx so much for your kind words & visits to Crazy Town! Take heart that you get to escape when you’re done here….Funny, I too have laundry on my sofa…& my table…& my stairs…& the edge of my tub…the foot of the bed….shall I go on??

:-p

Alexandra May 8, 2010 at 9:42 pm

Hi! I am so glad you found a site for your sister re homeschooling.
Do you know how happy that makes me feel that you found something to help someone through me?

I love it when that stuff happens in life. It’s so domino like, you know?

Just love it.

Happy Mother’s Day to your Awesomeness.

You kick some serious ass out in this bloggy world, and that’s why you’re the mayor, and I’m not!

Redheadlaw7 May 10, 2010 at 12:31 pm

You are absolutely hysterical! I’m so glad I found your site! If you get a chance stop by over at my blog to see what you think. Hope you had a great Mother’s day!

Best,
Christine aka redheadlaw7

Redheadlaw7 May 10, 2010 at 12:34 pm

Oh…btw…would like to add you to my blogroll!

The Mayor! May 11, 2010 at 11:05 am

Christine, you are far too kind!! thnx so much for your visit & your words, I’m honoured you want to add me! I HAVE paid you a visit or 2, & I promise I will be back!! Join in on our Wordless Wednesday’s & Friday Funny & link up at Crazy Town for our blog hoppin’! And I hope you too had a FAB Mother’s Day!!

And again to the Empress, it’s support like this that keeps me going…TRUST ME LOL!

:-D

The Empress May 14, 2010 at 9:34 pm

Well, I’m movin’ in to your crazy town, only cuz you’re the mayor.

Oh, have you heard the news? I ‘m in love with Canadian women. You guys are funnier than American women any day.

“tis true.

The friday link up was a blast. I’ll be back.

P.S> SO glad you liked the Sienna commercial. When I saw it, I knew I had to post it. Hilarious.

Emily Patterson December 9, 2010 at 9:57 am

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