Party of One: My Movie Date with Me

If you think back about six months, you’ll recall that in January, I made some splendid plans for this year.  Some of them have gone swimmingly, and some of them, like my resolution to learn to bake a pie in March sank like a rock.  (For the record, I’m still planning to do it sometime this(…)

Today, I Was a Bad Parent

Today, I was a bad parent. This morning (or really last night, but I reiterated it this morning, several times), I bribed my children to behave well.  I promised that if they could keep their shit together (except I didn’t say shit because I’m not that terrible of a parent…usually) from 5 p.m. yesterday until 4(…)

In Support of Obnoxious Women: Is It Just Me, or Are We Getting Louder?

These thoughts that I’m about to express, perhaps poorly, started to solidify while I was watching the Golden Globes on Sunday.  (Yes, I love awards shows, what of it?  I enjoy seeing all the pretty [and crazy-whackadoo] clothes, and I like movies and television, so it’s fun to see what everyone else thinks of them,(…)

Sunday Funday: Parenting Perks

  [Sidebar:  Yes, I know it’s not Sunday.  I meant to post this yesterday, but after five days of single-parentdom, I was beat.] [Side-sidebar:  No, not all of these will be pictures of my dishes.  Promise]