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general awesomeness

  • You’re beautiful. And you smell good.

    I like giving people compliments. If we’re being honest, it’s rather self-serving – making people feel good makes me feel good. And it’s all about meeeeee! But I’m always amazed at how…

  • Why I can’t have fish.

    Once upon a time, in a land two hours away, I was a young 23-year-old loading up a U-Haul to move to the big city. My possessions included: The World’s Most Uncomfortable…

  • Let’s vacation in the desert.

    I caught the last 30 minutes of “The Poseidon Adventure” this weekend. Because I am good at life. Now, I have written some hard-hitting commentary on this, the grand dame of all…

  • Stalking is fun!

    Remember that time I stalked my grocery bagger? Oh, wait! That’s ALL THE TIME FOREVER. Let’s face it: I love this young man. If you must know why, I am happy to…

  • When your show and tell is a human.

    My husband loves to play disc golf. So, when we travel, we often find local disc golf stores. They’re usually strip-mall affairs peopled by the disc golf world’s version of stoner surfer…

  • Priorities and grace.

    I voted on Tuesday. You know, like a decent human. As I was driving up to my polling place, I saw a woman striding with purpose down the sidewalk. And I thought,…

  • Why I stopped writing.

    I kind of stopped writing because I started to think that my stories didn’t matter. It’s such a ballsy thing to stand up and say, “Yes, my story matters. It’s important and…

  • Eat the damned pancakes.

    Food is what makes America great. I’m talking potato salad, your auntie’s secret marinara sauce, ham balls, spring rolls, fajitas, that Korean dish you can’t pronounce, and all the rest. And don’t…