Humor, Music, My Book, Nonsense, Tater Tots, Universe

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 19 (Welcome to the Menopausedome)

When I was 14, this album was released: Frankie Goes to Hollywood's Welcome to the Pleasuredome. It was revolutionary given that they were openly gay in 1984. The word "period" wasn't even permitted on television until a year later, in a Playtex commercial. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOHCtQfFn7E I don't recall it being groundbreaking, but that could be because I… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 19 (Welcome to the Menopausedome)

Humor, Music, Nonsense

Things You Need For The Second Half of The Shitshow

Also known as the last half of the year that won't ever end. AND WE GET TO HAVE AN ELECTION AS WELL. I'm starting with this one since I couldn't wait until the October tater tot post to share. If you're a fan of the Father of the Bride movie series, this will make you… Continue reading Things You Need For The Second Half of The Shitshow

Humor, Life, Marriage, Menopause, Motherhood, Music, My Book, Universe

September 23rd

I told a friend last week that I will enter menopause on September 23rd, and she was astonished because she thought I was already there, and I was like, oh no, no, no, that's all the bullshit building up to it. The appetizers served before the meal. The preview watched before the movie. The calm… Continue reading September 23rd

Humor, Music, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 18- School is in Session

homeschooled I believe many parents think they have to pick up where teachers left off. That is what I thought when I initially started homeschooling, and it was my first mistake. So here is my recommendation for all of you who are new to homeschooling. Make some cookies and call it math for the day… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots- Episode 18- School is in Session

Humor, Life, Music, My Book, Nonsense

Things I am Doing to Keep Me Out Of Trouble

So I don't melt into a puddle of meh. Anna is back to college, our country is just so icky, I really hate social media (particularly Facebook*) and we aren't homeschooling yet as we usually don't start until after Labor Day anyway and we are still trying to follow a schedule for some sense of… Continue reading Things I am Doing to Keep Me Out Of Trouble

Chicago, Humor, John Hughes, Music, Screenplay

Screenplays and Books and Wet Dreams

I was excited at the notion that a person who was connected to the late John Hughes reading my screenplay that is about John Hughes. But here is the thing about my screenplay: it sucks. It does. You are not required to be nice in the comments. Over the past five years, I have fallen… Continue reading Screenplays and Books and Wet Dreams