Monthly Archives: January 2013

I Am the Reason There Is No “Hate” Button on Facebook, I Would Use It All. The. Time.

Facebook is a landmine. For all the interesting travel notes of adventuring friends, or the latest local event to attend, or whatever awesomeness George Takai has posted that day, there is the inevitable photo of your friend’s kids, the daily … Continue reading

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Say Yes To the Dress

Even though MJ and I have lived together for three years and do most everything together, I still insist that he leave me alone and not come in the bedroom when I am getting ready to go out for our … Continue reading

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The Book of Love

I grew up in a house of avid readers.  I don’t remember learning how to love reading.  I think about this a lot as I imagine (fantasize really) being a parent, particularly a parent who will want her child to feel the … Continue reading

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Mommy and Me

It was a little after October when I told my mom we were trying to get pregnant. October is my favorite time of year. I have an intense, if not inexplicably deep love for all things Halloween – pumpkins and … Continue reading

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Ours Is Not to Ask Why (mostly because it’s confusing and frustrating)…

I had three Cabbage Patch kids when I was little: twin boys named Manny and Hector and a preemie baby whose name I cannot recall. I am not sure how old I was when I got them and I definitely … Continue reading

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Visions and Revisions

My friend, C is one of those optimistic people for whom The Secret was already old hat but who was glad for it to make waves and influence others. She’s an odd but loveable mix of sarcasm, and sorority girl; … Continue reading

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My Dirty Laundry

It is freezing in the Midwest today. The kind of cold that gets in your skin and doesn’t go away all day, no matter how many layers of clothes you put on, or blankets you cuddle under, or how long … Continue reading

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