November 3: Is that Cookie Monster peeking out of your diaper?

I was changing my granddaughter Coraline's diaper on the couch the other day. I took off her wet diaper, wrapped it up, and grabbed a clean one from her diaper bag. I started to put it on her, and that's when I noticed somebody peeking out of the top of it. Peeking out of the top of her little diaper. What the fuck? ...more

Elmo & Cookie Monster Tutu Tutorial

For Elsie's second birthday, I made tutu dresses for both Elsie and Evelyn. I got the brilliant idea of using a crocheted headband as the waistband from a friend of mine and it worked beautifully. By using this, making a two layer tutu was a breeze. ...more
Love the Cookie Monster costume for my granddaughter. Wondering what width tulle you used?more

Two Things That Don't Go Together

Current events in Syria and anticipated theme park rides. But there it was on my screen....more

Cookie Monster Thinking

Good morning!I woke up with a knowing that I truly AM who I want to be. That the whole time I've been what and who I long for yet I felt fractured from it. An aspect of me which some call the Ego prefers to think I am NOT that which I want to be. It thinks you probably are and if you actually are, it tells me to be very afraid because then there's none left for me.As if traits and qualities are like the last cookie in the jar and I need to steal it. ...more

Live, From New York, It's a Cookie Monster Saturday Night

Cookie Monster has big late night dreams -- he wants Saturday Night Live fame.This beloved, snack-obsessed Sesame Street character says he knows that you may think of him as a mere "cookie eating fanatic, bordering on glutton," but there is more to him than that. He wants to show the world. He wants to take it to the next level.Oh, and he prefers the term "Cookie Enthusiast," thank you very much....more

Cookie Monster gets my vote! I only watch SNL when there's great bands or guest hosts. The ...more

Oh, the Horror! Protecting Children from the Unsafe Episodes of Sesame Street

Last night on Thanksgiving eve, I took my teenage son and adult daughter to see a horror movie. ( Have you noticed how often horror movies are released during the holiday season?) The movie was good, but possibly just as scary as the movie was what I heard the guy behind me say to his girlfriend about the classic children's television show Sesame Street. ...more

Yes, do read the NYT article. She says a mouthful with humor.

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