The Presence of Time

May 21, 2014

I have had at least seventy hundred gazillion post ideas run through my head since the last time I laid the virtual pen to paper here. And a total of zero of them have even made it to the draft stage.  Those aren’t good numbers. It’s like I’m crossing a threshold for some sort of […]

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The Other Side of Spring

April 22, 2014

It is only the irony of life that keeps me laughing sometimes. This week has brought new life into our home…well, our garage to be exact. On Sunday night, our neighbor came over to inform us that there were kittens “pouring” out of our garage. Two were spotted by him, only one of which I […]

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The Tribe of RuPaul

April 14, 2014

In my podcasting listening recently, I came across an interview with RuPaul. This was of interest to me for two reasons: (1) it was probably going to be an interesting interview; and, (2) I had time to burn in the car.  I will admit, though, that any time RuPaul is involved a cringe a bit…and […]

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Songs in my Head

April 9, 2014

It’s been a LONG time since we’ve done this, but summer is just around the corner (thank the sweet baby Jesus) and it’s time to get our jams on. So let’s do this…   Ain’t it Fun by Paramore I’m going to be blunt: Paramore is hit or miss for me and usually miss. I’ve […]

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My Life Lately…A Tale of GIFs, Part 8

April 1, 2014

    When The Mister suckered me into buying a foreign car for the first time… When I enjoyed the car and needed to morally justify it to myself… When The Mister called me to let me know he hit a pothole and had a flat tire…in the brand new car… When that cost $200 […]

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Three Ring Battleground

March 12, 2014

February was a tough month. Busy from end to end, trying at every turn…it wanted to burn me down. And if that wasn’t enough (it never is), I found myself doing a lot of self-sabotaging. The biggest culprit? My incessant need to correct people. The never-ending trough of crap that is fed to us on […]

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Random Thoughts

March 6, 2014

If you don’t follow Honest Toddler on Facebook or Twitter, I feel bad for you. Even prior to having kids (or toddlers as they are called now, I guess) this shit was hilarious. I made the epic mistake of telling my mom that I intended on using Lent as a time of reflection on faith […]

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Uncertain Steps

February 24, 2014

When I was little I thought “getting grounded” meant you were literally put in the ground.  I also thought that tornadoes had something to do with massive storms involving tomatoes.  I sang “What’s love…cock-a-doo, cock-a-doo…” instead of “what’s love got to do, got to do with it…” …and I also thought that babies learned to […]

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Bodies and Bellies

February 19, 2014

I keep holding my breath and crossing my fingers and refusing to say it with out qualifiers, but I think, just maybe, I may have found a size friendly doctor. I literally held my breath when I typed that. That’s how scared I am of jinxing this.  For those of you who have not had […]

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An Ode to My Blog

February 12, 2014

I haven’t forgotten you, oh dear PCL. I swear on Hillary Clinton’s pantsuit collection that I have not forgotten you. Sometimes I’ll be driving down the road and think of all of the thoughts that I want to write about here.  And if I’m really lucky, they’ll stick with me long enough to really ferment […]

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