Chicago, John Hughes, Screenplay

Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene Eighteen: Don’t Let Them Call Me Carl

  Scene Eighteen- Don't Let Them Call Me Carl The whole gang shows up to Channel 7 studios the next day for the interview and decided to wear coordinating outfits except for Valerie who wore her JOHN HUGHES LOVE CHILD tee-shirt and bright purple leggings with John Hughes heads all over them. Regina (looking Valerie… Continue reading Don’t You Forget About Me- Scene Eighteen: Don’t Let Them Call Me Carl

Blogging, Humor, Link Party

Parts of My Blog You Never Knew Existed

  I was going to write an entire post dedicated to Amazon Prime Day but then I was like, yeah, I don't wanna. I mean, I love Amazon and I do love how fast shit shows up at my door (especially items like panty liners, toilet paper, and hair coloring), but an entire post dedicated… Continue reading Parts of My Blog You Never Knew Existed

high school, reunion, high school reunion, 30 years
Childhood, Humor, Life

Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

      On July 21st, I will be attending my 30-year high school reunion at my rural Ohio high school. It will be full of fun things like seeing old teachers, visiting old schools, seeing old classmates. Lots of old stuff to make me feel less old or conversely, even older. Let's just say… Continue reading Things I Didn’t Do Before My 30-Year High School Reunion

hollywood, california, travel, budget
Humor, Motherhood, Travel

California….On a Kari and Anna Budget

  A few years ago, Anna and I talked about going on a girls trip after she graduated high school. Kind of a Gilmore Girls-ish style getaway before Anna went away to college. I don't┬áremember exactly when we started talking about it but over the past two years, it became less talk and more action.… Continue reading California….On a Kari and Anna Budget

therapy, puzzle pieces. anxiety
Anxiety, Life, Marriage, Motherhood

I’m In Therapy

    I feel so Seinfeld, so Mad About You, so oh I don't know, Diane Keaton movie about living in New York City and having a mysterious and very interesting life, right now. Remember when going to therapy meant you were rich? Or lived in the big city? Or were a nutjob? It doesn't… Continue reading I’m In Therapy