Archive for August, 2008

Why Do I Blog About My Marriage?

Monday, August 25th, 2008

While talking about your child’s poop has become acceptable and expected practice online, discussing the personal details of your marriage still seems to be considered rather “radical”. Especially when you’re not anonymous. From the moment I hit publish on a post like Friday’s, I brace myself for the inevitable “what the hell were you thinking?!?!” [...]

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Do “Green” Cleaning Products Really Work? (A Photo Essay)

Sunday, August 24th, 2008

Whenever I hear the words “go green” I automatically think “major pain in the butt”. I don’t think of conservation and environmentally friendly as being convenient. I hear the experts and activists say “simple changes” and “small sacrifices” and I know they mean STOP USING DEODORANT AND CARRY YOUR WATER FROM A WELL. ALSO, YOUR [...]

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Winnah! Winnah!

Saturday, August 23rd, 2008

Thank you to everyone who entered the Quit Smoking Giveaway last week. The suggestions and support have helped more than you know. I’ve been chewing gum (which I knew about before) and taking celery breaks at work (which I heard about from YOU GUYS!). I have not been drinking near enough water, but I am [...]

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Scared

Friday, August 22nd, 2008

I’m face to face with the same brick wall and there’s no more avoiding it. I have to choose. It’s not really a choice, in as much as there is no doubt about which path I will walk down. Making the choice is not what torments me. It’s finding a way to live with it. [...]

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I Fear This May Be The End For Us

Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Listen, I have some things to tell you and you’re not going to like it. And to be honest with you? It’s taken me about 5 false starts just to get this post out. Because I so very much want you to like this place. But sometimes… well, sometimes I just have to take a [...]

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