The Things We Do for Our Kids

    Recently a young comic I am friends with named Miguel Dalmau wrote on Facebook that he had to turn down a major career opportunity because he had a young son. He felt it wasn’t worth losing the time spent with his child even if said child would even remember it. I applauded him for making such a strong choice. I did the same many years ago when my son was four....more

I used to dress like a hooker, then I had kids!

Women are funny creatures. It doesn't matter if we have icicles hanging from our nipples; if the outfit highlights a few good parts, we're wearing it... Even if it makes us look like a ten cent hooker.<<AND THEN WE HAVE CHILDREN>>...more

Are You Kitten Me?!

Today I AM going to vent!  When my daughter was young she used to say “are you kitten me?”, so I thought it appropriate to bring it over into today’s discussion and also show you some cute little heels!...more

The Witch Doctor's Cure for Sinus Ailments

 The question is... can a sinus infection  be cured with cayenne pepper? (I read this on the interwebs ......more

It's True: There Are Two Kinds of People in the World

 I’ve never liked the phrase, “There are two kinds of people in the world,” but when it comes to sports, I suspect it’s true.  There are jocks and non-jocks, and I’m definitely one of the latter.So when a couple of women on my husband’s rec league softball team canceled at the last minute and he asked me to fill in, I was not enthused.  As a kid I was always the “last pick,” and the idea of getting out on that field filled me with painful memories.  To make things even worse - I had no softball costume to wear....more

The Engagement Fart

We had been together for about four years when we decided to marry.  There was no official proposal.  Our decision to get married was made over chicken quesadillas on a Tuesday night.  It was more of a, “We could get married.  I guess?  Pass the salsa.  Yeah, OK” kind of magic moment.  Bwahahaha….my spellchecker just suggested “peccadilloes” instead of “quesadillas.”  If only, word processing gods, if only....more

Learning the Truth About Capitalism Through Girl Scout Cookies

I learned the truth about capitalism at age 7.  It was annual Girl Scout Cookie Time, and all of us Girl Scouts were given sales territories and a sales incentive. Don't think for even a minute that I'm kidding about that. We're 7 and the Girl Scouts have us on sales incentives....more

Bachelor Recap Week 6: I Get It, Tierra. I Can't Control My Eyebrow, Either.

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The People's Eyebrow

Today is a cause for celebration.Someone who's name rhymes with Shmierra is gone from our lives. Although I will miss her sparkle. More on that later.  First the ladies took a "sea plane" to St....more