Ordinarily…

I try not to post on the weekends. Saturday and Sunday at my house are set aside for family time. For K and Mike and my dear friends that I often don't have much time for during the week... So what is is that's causing me to break my weekend postlessness? A beautiful woman, a … Continue reading Ordinarily…

tomorrow

Tomorrow night I'll get all fancied up in a little black top and a new black skirt with my big black boots (with 3 inch heels).  I'll brush out my hair, smear on some lipstick and cross my fingers before I get in my shiny black chariot with my handsome prince and head to the … Continue reading tomorrow

soy sauce

When I was 16 years old I would go out to eat with one of my friends, Matt, every couple of weeks.   He and I would head across town to a little Chinese take-out place.   Every time we went there I'd order a tiny carton of steamed rice and pot stickers and then we … Continue reading soy sauce

Smonday

Are you at work today?  Is it a weekday for you? Oh.. well, I'm very very sorry.  I mean really, truly sorry.  You see I only write blogposts for weekdays. You know.  The days of the week that don't start with "S" As it happens "Monday" doesn't even exist this week.  My daughter is home … Continue reading Smonday

the weather

Walking down the street a couple days ago bundled up in my wool coat and warm fuzzy boots with gloves on holding the hand of my shivering little girl on the way to her school in the morning, it occurred to me that October was much too early for it to be that fucking cold. … Continue reading the weather

NaNo No No…

Last year I successfully started and completed NaNoWriMo (which I affectionately call Bert).  It was insane, strange and a little stressful but I thoroughly enjoyed the experience and the camaraderie. So when it came time to decide if I would do NaNoWriMo again this year, I chose to go ahead with it.  Gladly.  Excitedly. And … Continue reading NaNo No No…

Yes We Did!

Some one else, I'm sure, will have something more eloquent to say today.  More poignant.  More important. I'm struck speechless.  I feel so much pride in this country at this moment. Yes we did.  Yes we did.

if you do nothing else today…

Even if you don't shower or put on deodorant or wear pants or a shirt or take your vitamins. Even if you don't feel like it or you don't think it will count... If you do nothing else today, VOTE. (If you've already voted you can totally ignore this)