Twenties Bucket List

For my birthday, my best friend gave me a number of really cool and funny things. She gave me a Starbucks gift card, a funny calendar featuring goats … [Continue reading]

In Her Time of Dying – Little Boxes


While my brother was in town (we had a great visit!), one of the things on our agenda was finally going through our mom's things. We weren't sure what … [Continue reading]

BlogHer Book Club Review: The Willpower Instinct

I'm a fiction girl. I rarely stray outside my preferred genre, but this year I decided that I wanted to challenge myself, particularly with the books … [Continue reading]



Happy Birthday To: Kate Middleton Dave Matthews Joan Baez Jimmy Page Severus Snape Oh, and ME. That's right, folks. Today I turn … [Continue reading]

Things That Are Awesome


For some reason, I have reached the level of tired today where even staring at the computer screen takes too much energy. But I have a few good things … [Continue reading]

Weight Loss, 2013, Resolutions

This weekend, and the first anniversary of mom's death, have come and gone. Friday night was difficult, but I had a lot of love and support pouring in … [Continue reading]

In Her Time of Dying – One Year

DISCLAIMER: This entry is very long. It also contains details about the night my mother died one year ago today. It may not be suitable reading for … [Continue reading]


I am now, and have been for a few weeks, utterly uninspired. I should have a thousand things to write about. It's Christmas, for fuck's sake. I … [Continue reading]

Warm Holiday Wishes


Christmas is almost here. I am looking forward to seeing Nellie open her presents on Christmas morning. I wanted to go ahead and share what I've … [Continue reading]

How Am I Feeling?

How am I feeling? I don’t know. I have had a few people ask, knowing that the first anniversary of my mom’s death is coming up on the 28th, and … [Continue reading]