Monthly Archives: May 2013

Lumps

Last week I was in the shower using my coconut-scented body wash and my tangerine-scented shampoo when I noticed thing sort of lump-like thing on my side. “WHAT IS THIS?” I asked myself, but only really began panicking and sweating when I discovered another equally foreign mass growing on the…

Wins All Around

Once upon a time I went on The Mom Strike. And it was for a copious amount of reasons—including, but not limited to, sloth, disrespect, ungratefulness (the new deadly sins?) and THE LUNCHBOXES. Oh yes. The lunchboxes. In you recall, I ask my kids for exactly one thing when they…

Because No One Likes Math. Obviously

This morning over breakfast, I explained what a Walkman was to my 21st century littles. “When I was a kid, this is how we played music. On a giant cassette tape—in a giant contraption. And if you were really lucky, your Walkman was the kind that auto-flipped your tape so…

Important Things: Showtunes and Birthday Cake

Yesterday I turned 35. My kids think it’s a BIG birthday, but, alas, the big one will actually be arriving 5 years from yesterday. Truthfully, though, the thought of 35 would have sounded so incredibly old to my 16-year-old self, but at 35 I feel, well, young. And pretty damn…

The Dances

Before I move on with my day, with my work, with this silly good-for-distraction post, I must take a minute to pause and reflect on what happened in Oklahoma yesterday—the destruction, the devastation, the children. Oh, the children. We were just sitting and giggling about tiny, silly earthquakes that make…

15

Fifteen years ago today I could not even legally drink. I was 19-years-old. I was young and in love. I was swept up in a very romantic story. I had little girl dreams of a white dress and then, of course, a white-picket fence. I didn’t care that we were…

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