Archive for March, 2010

On Building Walls. Or maybe promoting a World Tour, it’s hard to tell at this point.

I spent most of my teenage years and early twenties trying to teach my mother about the importance of boundaries. Mainly in the “jeeez, get out of my face/room/life/business!” way.  But also, once in a while, when she’d come to me with her heart in her hands after getting her feelings trampled on, I’d oh […]


Obnoxiously THRILLED with myself. Go. Me.

I have to tell you this, because if I tell my husband one more time he may stop smiling politely and haul off and punch me in my round little face: I am so freaking proud of myself! Driving home with the windows down at 8:30 this morning – on a Saturday morning, mind you […]


In Which I Give Someone A Wii. For Real.

If you want a Wii™ system and/or a Wii Fit™ Plus game, you’re going to want to read this. I normally post all of my giveaways over at Buy Her. That is a review web site. That is a shopping web site. That is a site where we talk about products and stuff and things. […]


My last week as a turd. Hopefully.

My friend Courtney, who is easily one of the most naturally gorgeous people I know, has talked me into potentially making an ass of myself. Again. You see, Courtney has a baby who is almost a year old now, and she has decided that she is sick and tired of carrying around her extra “baby […]


Why the Internet (or anything else in your adult life) is actually NOT “just like high school”

My husband, while not nearly as good at Words With Friends or Bejeweled Blitz as I am, is almost always emotionally wiser than I am. This morning over coffee and Marlboros, he dropped this little bit of wisdom on me: “It drives me crazy when I hear people say ‘this is just like high school’.  […]


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