Self Delusion

Oh the lies we tell ourselves. It’s only a couple of days, of course I’ll remember where I parked the car. For the record, I did find it, after wandering the airport parking garage for about a quarter of an hour. The sad thing is, I know better. I even thought – I better write … More Self Delusion

Wedding Bells

50% of marriages end in divorce, but 100% of make your own sundae bars end in happiness. -Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory Totally legit, yes? I mean who doesn’t like hot fudge? Seriously, though. My little brother is getting married this weekend. There was a time when I was pretty bitter about the whole … More Wedding Bells


I had the chance to visit with a friend I haven’t seen in a dog’s age over the weekend. She’s a lovely and smart woman, a creative artist and a loving mom. My heart breaks for her because she’s on the cusp of what could very well be a truly epic divorce. I’m eternally grateful … More Choices

This Isn’t OK

*Caveat. This is not really a story about my dog… bear with me. It’s important. Derpy Dog made it through his surgery with flying colors. The first night was quite challenging. While he didn’t appear to be in much pain, the after affects of anesthesia kept poor puppy on edge and we both spent a pretty … More This Isn’t OK

Obsessed Dog-Mom

Today Derpy Dog is having his “big boy” operation. He loves everyone and everything, but particularly the vet. Apparently the attention and treats counterbalance the shots and chilly thermometers in unmentionable places. He whines excitedly when we pull in the drive and practically runs inside to greet the receptionist. He was so enthusiastic this morning when I dropped him … More Obsessed Dog-Mom

Not the Spin Cycle

In a post-apocalyptic world, the creature comfort I’ll miss most is showers. I know it’s not environmentally friendly, but I stay in there until my fingers prune and the hot water runs out. And when I say hot water – I mean turn your skin pink and steam up the mirrors hot. Despite the potential … More Not the Spin Cycle