Monthly Archives: December 2012

Resolve 2013: A Tale of Twelve Lofty Goals

I have high hopes for 2013. First on the agenda is to see the second half of Les Miserables. There pre-ordered tickets, masses of popcorn, and in-my-head singing in my future. All was lovely in the world. Until it wasn’t. The stomach gnomes attacked and I took out the first…

Personal Questions About Roast Beef: A Conversation Gone Very, Very Bad

Her: Have you ever had herpes? Me: Herpes??? Her: Yeah, uh huh. Me: Like…on my vagina? Her: WHAT? I don’t know what kind of kink you’re into.. Me: WHAT? Her: WHAT? Me: Wait…what are you talking about? Her: What are YOU talking about? Me: Herpes? Her: Arby’s? Me: I swear…

Here’s to a Vomit-free, Epipen-free, Nosebleed-free, Flu-free Thursday, Yo

This week is…strange. We have had this nasty flu bug (real flu, not stomach flu. The kind that sends you to bed for a week and required tamiflu) that has kept my brother and his entire family from coming to Atlanta and if you know me and babies, you know…

The Great Egg Nog Challenge of ’12

So, on the eve of the 34th Chrismukah, I am here making pretty grown-up decisions. Hmmm, let’s go to the YMCA and have a good workout instead of sleeping in. Hmmmm, let’s not take our chances on any of the desserts that may or may not be nut-free. (Nothing says…

On Giving Up On Books. On Persevering.

It fills my heart with nerdy joy that I’m raising three voracious readers. It’s possible, actually, that I may have created monsters. At first it was just Josh, my kid who would stay up all night to finish a book he had already read three times. (Josh, circa midnight, any…

I Do Believe I Got a HINT Instead of a Gift

The last few days have been a bit of a haze for me. I’m slightly under the weather and have been plagued with some sort of stomach gnome-y adventure so, sometimes it’s hard to understand what Instagram is actually doing with my pictures when I’m breathing deeply and willing myself…

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