Category Archives: oversharing

It’s official: Orlando hates us. In 1999, on our first visit to the Happiest Place on Earth with the then 3-year-old Thing 1, I had a vicious stomach bug that, while not causing spewage from any oriface, did cause me to be doubled over with severe stomach muscle cramps for two of the four days […]

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You guys, I have more good news. It’s been a bit of an embarrassment of riches around here over the past month what with the new book and the new blog design and home, and I now I have even more news that I’ve been dying to share with all of you that I haven’t […]

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Today is my birthday. Why, thank you. Thank you very much. When you get to be my age, which today is officially middle aged, you hear a lot of rhetoric about the years in your life and the life in your years; how you aren’t getting older but better and a lot of other crap that […]

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  It seems like for the past couple of months I’ve been riding in the front car of a roller coaster. I’m not talking about the kiddie coaster you’d find at the parking lot carnival, I’m talking about the gigantic wooden structure that creaks and sways as your car plummets down the never ending 97° […]

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I love my husband. I do. And recently I grew to love him even more because of what he agreed to let me do. Oh, stop it. Don’t be gross. As many of you know, we’ve been married for 20 years (and together for the four before that), and for every day of those 24 […]

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I’ve had a valentine for over 25 years: so many years that we don’t even get each other cards anymore. Actually, that’s not true. He bought me two cards back in 2011 that he totally forgot about and that I found about five months later in the office drawer, unsigned. He told me to just […]

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*other than that the children are our future (obviously) Last week when I was having a lazy writing day and was searching my archives for something old (but fabulous) to re-post instead of having to come up with something original (but fabulous), I came across an oldie I wrote about things ‘I Believe’ from September […]

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Remember when we used to take photos on real cameras? No, but really. If you’re like me (and about a third of the world), your go-to source of capturing memories isn’t your Cool Pix or your 35 mm anymore, but your phone. The easiest and most convenient point and shoot there is, and with all […]

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Like most people, I have many different playlists on iTunes and Spotify for many different situations and moods: pure piano music playlists to help calm me when I’m writing; country playlists that I must listen to when I’m out on the lake; dance mix playlists for when I want to bust out my mad moves; […]

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