But Where Was I? The Existential Three-Year-Old

So, the other day, we’re in the car, and Gabbie (who is prone to say quite bizarre things anyway, given that she is three-ish) starts in on me with “I wish you an’ Daddy hadn’t a-gotten married.” Me: Um, okay…  Why do you wish we weren’t married?  Do you wish Daddy and I didn’t live(…)

Enough with “Making Memories”, Most of Us Are Just Trying to Get Through the Week

I ran across the following little illustration on, I think, Facebook while firmly in the eye of the holiday storm, and I downloaded it and saved it, for later blogging purposes: Not because I thought it was cute or because it filled me with all the “awww”es.  No, because it prompted, verbatim (sorry, Mom), the(…)

A Better Version of Myself: 2016 New Year’s Resolutions

Remember when I asked if you all felt like 2015 has been a shit year and then vaguely referenced I might have felt so on a personal level as well?  This is that post.  I do sort of feel that I was not…my “best self” in 2015.  Not in a terrible way–no major catastrophes–but I(…)

Fiddling While Rome Burns (Or How I Feel About Writing Silly Blog Posts Right Now)

Sigh.  Does anyone else feel like this has just sort of been a shit year?  I mean, not necessarily for you personally (although more on that later from me), but just in general?  Like, so much, SO MUCH, awful crap happened this year, and as a result, I’ve been having trouble finding my usual snarky,(…)