Really, Dog? Really?

on January 26, 2021

 The paths at the smaller dog park are really narrow compared to the older dog park where we just started to go sometimes. I’m not the hot mess I used to be, doodling along with the dogs running circles around my feet and trying to kill me. No–I hold them in one hand or the… Read More

A Cheap Pink T-shirt

on January 22, 2021

So I have this T-shirt that I never wear. I ordered it in the second week of November, 2016, and it’s bright pink. It’s got two very recognizable silhouettes on it–on of the twin towers before they went down, and a certain former president who, shall we say, was lacking in fitness and presentation. The… Read More

The Evolution of Language

on January 14, 2021

 So what happened was this… The kids hate brussels sprouts. Loathe them. Whine about the smell them taking over the kitchen. Said they smelled like farts. (Teenagers. What a joy.) After a few ill-advised attempts to sneak them into the kids’ diets via a well loved protein, well, they evolved. The kids called them “chicken… Read More

My Husband Turned the TV on Today

on January 7, 2021

 *Warning. Political ramble coming–and I do mean RAMBLE. Two years ago–shit. THREE years ago, we took a trip, dragged our adult children with us, went to a wedding, and then toured Washing DC and Philadelphia. I remember taking a trip like this with my family when I was a teenager, and even then, under all… Read More

Kermit Flail–2021 AT LAST!

on January 4, 2021

 YAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYAYYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAY! *wipes brow* Phew. Okay. Made it. I mean, it was close, but we made it. I am so relieved–but honestly, I’M not letting my guard down yet. But while we wait tentatively to see if 2021 might not kick us in the teeth, let us hide where all good things are–inside books! Books will… Read More