Monthly Archives: March 2014

The World Is Just A Cone Of Ice Cream

It’s amazing how I never really thought about ice cream. That is, of course, until I was told that my nut allergy meant that I couldn’t eat about 99.9% of the world’s ice cream. Adorable ice cream shops in small towns? Nope. Baskin Robbins? Forget about it. Any ice cream…

The Walking Dead, Mostly

I have what you might call a bit of a sleeping problem. I blame a really weirdly wired brain, mostly. Well, that and a long multiple-jobbed filled day that starts early and requires copious amounts of cups of Joe. And probably having children who never like to go to sleep…

Accepting

Her: I haven’t seen you in so long, Ali, how are you? Me: I’m wonderful. How are you? You look great! Her, waving her hands: PSHAW. Eh…I don’t really. I’m a mess, and I’m tired. But I wear really good concealer. Me: Okay, let’s try this again. I’m going to…

Thank God. Literally.

Perhaps the best part about being excused from jury duty today is that now I can finally just shut up about jury duty. I know, you guys. All my whining about this has even annoyed me. But, if I’m being honest, spending the next six weeks deciding the fate of…

A Little Less Hipster Ariel

So, remember recently when Seth Rogen was all over the news because he is awesome¬†spoke before the Senate about Alzheimer’s? Well, as a long-time fan of Seth (Jew power!) and of his laugh (one of my favorite things in the world…it might even hold a place on MY LIST, just…

He Shall Now Be Called…McGuffey

So, the new thing around here is that my 11-year-old baby boy has his own cell phone.¬†He’s still very much in the “why on earth do I even need this thing?” phase. (Boy thing?) This is exactly the opposite of his older sister, who wrote us lengthy novellas and left…

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