Embarrassing Mistakes: #6 in a Series

Every time I write a blog post about embarrassing mistakes I’ve made, I think I’ve captured them all....more

And Now UPS Won't Come To My House Anymore

And Now UPS Won’t Come To My House AnymoreI live alone, and let me tell you IT IS AWESOME!!!! My house is a non-negotiable pants free zone and safe haven!...more

Embarrassing Mistakes -- #5 in What Seems to be a Series

Two extremely dumb things happened to me this month.One Saturday, I woke up early to get to a scrapbook crop to meet friends, but needed to do some errands first....more

Adulthood 101: Plungers, Sponges, & Embarrassment... Oh My!

Adulthood 101: the path is rarely smooth and easy......more

Laughter Trumps Nerves

 There's nothing like showing up a week early to a substitute teaching training session. I can't stop laughing at my own ridiculousness that came out in full force this morning....more

An Embarrassing Childhood Memory

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Why Criminals LOOOOVE Me

Darcy Perdu of www.sothenstories.com...more

When Your Joke Goes Bust, Adjust

Have you ever tried to say something funny, only to realize not everyone realized it was a joke? So then you try to explain that you were kidding, but at that point it’s awkward and you just prefer to crawl into a hole?Now I’m not talking about people that say things they actually mean but try to pass them off as a joke because they’re too passive to say what they really mean (“Oh, you never return my stuff! I’m just kidding…”). That drives me crazy....more

Good Night Stinky Face

Mr. A and I went grocery shopping one afternoon without the munchkin. We were just grabbing some quick things for dinner before we picked her up. I had made it to the end of one of the aisles and remembered I needed pasta sauce. Before I knew it Mr. A was high tailing it down the aisle to go grab it. He left me with the shopping cart at the other end of the aisle. He took off so fast and I couldn't figure out why. All I could think is how strange and unlike him that was to so quickly take off before I finished a sentence. Then it hit me. It hit me like a ton of bricks....more

I am Not a Bimbo and I Won't Play One to Get Ahead

Can I ask a question?  Of course I can, it’s my blog.Why do some women feel the need to dumb themselves down in order to be taken seriously?Nothing annoys me more, (well, ok, maybe a few things do, but this? This really annoys me) than women who are very intelligent but feel the need to play the dumb bimbo.  Women work hard enough to be taken seriously, to prove that we are as good as, as smart as, worth as much as a man.  And yet, there are women out there who are dumbing it down, playing the bimbo, and being successful because of it.  ...more