Monthly Archives: September 2013

10,000th Customer. There Was No Confetti Or Anything

“Ma’am, the Department of Homeland Security is going to need you to go through those doors.” And sit in a white padded and locked room, full of nervous possible criminals and no permission to use screens of any kind. Here it is, I thought to my self, I’m going to…

Overscheduled. Worth It.

Hip Hop. Acro. Skating. Track and field. Baseball. Swimming. Hebrew school. Acting. I’m tired just writing this out. Our weeks are busy, our days are even busier. We are at the rink twice, the dance studio twice, the pool, the school, the road. We are somewhere, everywhere. Every day of…

The Face Of A Show Quitter

I have been watching the last few episodes of Breaking Bad hiding mostly underneath a giant comforter shouting expletives and “OH MY HEAVENLY DAYS”-esque reactions at my television. Vince Gilligan has been knocking the back eight of this season out of the park. Seriously. Most shows tend to lose a…

What’s In Your Bag?

I’m basically Ally Sheedy in The Breakfast Club, dumping my purse and my problems out right here in front of you. I don’t eat Cap’n Crunch pixie stick sandwiches, though, so there’s that. To be honest, I’m always intrigued and interested to know what people keep in their bags. A…

To The Gun Show

My children are heavily involved in a plethora of extracurriculars that are finding me sitting in ice rinks, dance studios, swimming pools, baseball stadiums. My only current extracurricular is fighting with my printer. It’s funny that you think this isn’t an aerobic activity. There’s yelling and shouting and crying and…

The Bad-Idea Perm Meets The Cup Trick Medley

When I was in seventh grade I was boy crazy, NKOTB and The Mickey Mouse Club crazy, and rocked a really crazy half grown-out bad-idea perm. Oh yes. (I mean, who doesn’t take photos next to giant rotary phones these days?) AWKWARD. I don’t really remember how I spent my…

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