Favorite Things, Humor, Life, Nonsense, Uncategorized

Who’s On Your Guest List and Breaking the Ice

What celebrity guests would you invite to a dinner party? For the sake of this post, pretend you like celebrities. For the sake of this post, they must also be living celebrities. Here are my choices: John and Joan Cusack (in my reality, they come as a package deal) Bonnie Hunt Judy Blume It may… Continue reading Who’s On Your Guest List and Breaking the Ice

Blogging, Life, Podcast

Podcast #22- Creating a Time Capsule and More

https://anchor.fm/kari-wagner-hoban/episodes/Episode-22--Creating-a-Time-CapsuleTouch-Pad-PhobiaWhere-Have-All-the-Cardinals-Gone-e18nrdd If you're not a listener, there's a lot to cover, so let's get started. In case any of you are interested in starting your own podcast, I mention the book NPR's Podcast Start Up Guide: Create, Launch, and Grow a Podcast on Any Budget. In my podcasts, I say the word "um" frequently. I'm… Continue reading Podcast #22- Creating a Time Capsule and More

Anxiety, Blogging, Holidays

What a Year

That’s the understatement of the century. Normally, bloggers like to make an end of the year wrap-up to review what took place over the previous 12 months. Do YOU want to discuss it?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h9bxHt7yDMo Even though it was a difficult year, there were some significant events that happened in my life. I turned 50 in… Continue reading What a Year

Family, Humor, Life, Minimalist, My Book, Universe

Thirty-One Universal Things

July was full of Universal things, bizarre happenings, and stuff I honestly can't explain. If you had told me that my bird would go missing and one of the cast members of The Breakfast Club would email me, I would have yelled, YOU ARE SHITTING ME. In the middle of July, I purchased this book… Continue reading Thirty-One Universal Things

Family, Life, My Book

The Year that Joy Went Out the Window

Yesterday afternoon, our bird, Joy, flew out of our patio door window. It was all a fluke. My husband was cleaning up the patio, and I had her out of her cage watching a video and talking to her. I walked into the kitchen to get something, and she followed me because I am her "person."… Continue reading The Year that Joy Went Out the Window

Anxiety, Humor, Life, My Book, Nonsense, Tater Tots

Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots-Episode 16

I used to refer to each month of tater tots posts as "part 1, part 2, and so on," but I have decided from now on that I would like them to be called episodes. That way I can say, "on this episode of Screw it, I'm eating tater tots..." It's like my the thoughts… Continue reading Screw It, I’m Eating Tater Tots-Episode 16