Archive for August, 2008

Why Do I Blog About My Marriage?

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?!?!” […]


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

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 […]


Winnah! Winnah!

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 […]



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. […]


I Fear This May Be The End For Us

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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