Reasons I love…

on October 4, 2015

My friend Berry Jello– Reason 1– I’m at her Scentsy party and I hand her a little wax fragrance tester. “What’s that?” she asks– she is a little loopy with wine. “I dunno. Smells like vanilla and cum.” “Oh my God!” “What?” “Did you guys hear that?” she said loudly. “Amy says this smells like… Read More


on October 3, 2015

Okay– I am extremely pleased and surprised and flattered at how many of you REALLY love the Cartinski (as a reader has dubbed it) dynamic. (You can chime in as to whether you like that or John/Jack, actually– I’ve been calling it John/Jack.) One reader hath gone above and beyond and made me many many… Read More

The Snap

on October 2, 2015

Chicken’s Cat, Val, who is chunky andvocal and loves the boys better.Chicken adores her. I’m not sure I can articulate the thing that causes the snap. There is a moment when my brain–which has been running like a hamster on a wheel for some time–simply stops. The hamster is thrown off the fucking wheel, into… Read More

Since you all asked…

on October 1, 2015

I had a wonderful birthday 🙂 Big T and the little kids gave me the movies Ghost, Blade Runner, and To Kill a Mockingbird. Mate took me out to dinner–and my friend Wendy gave us a gift certificate to the steak place we love the most. Chicken gave me this amazing .gif. gave me Mate’s… Read More