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

Anxiety, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Screw It I’m Eating Tater Tots-Part 14

How are we all doing? I see some of you (and me) getting ragged and weary because May sucked, plain and simple. More than any other month during the quarantine. I am currently in another migraine cycle that could have been prevented by my neurologist and the insurance company and while this would be something… Continue reading Screw It I’m Eating Tater Tots-Part 14

Family, Favorite Things, Life, Motherhood

Keeping Calendars is My Hoarding Cats

I have a secret hoarding issue. I keep old calendars.     I have kept a day planner on my kitchen counter (and now one for blogging on my desk) for so many years, I don't even remember when I started. But I end up keeping the planners long after they have been used and… Continue reading Keeping Calendars is My Hoarding Cats

Favorite Things, John Hughes, Life, Marriage, Music, Photography

100 Things I Love

I loved writing this post in 2018 for a variety of reasons, the most important of which is that having a list of things you enjoy in one place is quite convenient. I've referred to this list (which is still in my phone notes) several times over the last two years. First published November 30,… Continue reading 100 Things I Love

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Link Party, Parenting

Anatomy of a College Care Package

College, sigh. Oh sure, I'm not in college anymore, but I am getting an education. Did you know they share a lot of things in college? Did you further know that there are things such as community water bottles that everyone drinks out of in the dorm? No matter how many hygiene lessons you've given… Continue reading Anatomy of a College Care Package

california, girls trip, budget, travel
Family, Humor

I’m Okay. Trust Me, I’m Shocked Too

  Recently, I wrote about Anna leaving for college and talked about how┬áit was difficult but that it was also good. That wasn't just for keeping face. Since she's been gone, I have been good. Really good, in fact. So good that at times it kind of scares me. Like, is this it or are… Continue reading I’m Okay. Trust Me, I’m Shocked Too