Better life half gone than half lived. Or something less preachy and more inspiring.

I think I’m having a mid-life crisis a few years ahead of time. Not the kind where I’d die my hair platinum blond, get a tramp stamp and start wearing too-short skirts and too-revealing tops, and flirting with younger men. Though if I ever was going to get a tramp stamp, I have to say, it wouldn’t be a butterfly, even though they are pretty, and the whole wings=freedom metaphor and stuff....more


Friday February 12, 2010 10:45 P.M.Okay I dont know how else to start this other than to say I am in fact a Newbie here to Blogher, I wanted to do this so that I could express how I am feeling at any particular moment and also just to get my opinion out about things....more

Don't Ever Take Your Kids to a Movie When They've Read the Book

 Well, by now you all know that the whole "snowstorm" thing here in the deep south was a big fat fluffy bust for some of us. I would just like personally thank The Weather Channel for completely destroying my children's faith in "experts" of the meteorological kind. They now think that all of you are freaking out of your minds!...more

Unfortunately, there's no getting out of this one for me.  my 13 year old daughter has ...more

Quiz: What Kind of Shakespearean Lover are YOU?

In honor of Valentine's Day, Everyday Shakespeare has created this quiz: What Kind of Shakespearean Lover are YOU? Find out at  ...more

The Cowbell Alarm Clock

How To Spot A Sick Chicken.

I'm pretty inured to the whole "you don't look sick" line. It all becomes white noise after a while, though I will admit to often thinking, "well you don't look like a knob either", but I generally have enough tact to keep that to myself. Well sometimes. According to my loving family I occasionally have a bowl of bitchy for breakfast, and my Mother Teresa persona is replaced by a large dose of bitch with a side of cow. Usually this has something to do with a lack of coffee, and really if you speak to me pre-caffeine that's your own fault....more

Thanks Michelle. I'm really not, "so unwell," though. What did I say that gave this ...more

Top 10: Hip & Hot Single Celebrity Boomers


Car Dancing - A Dazzling Way to Embarrass Your Child

I love to drive.  I love to dance.  I love to embarrass my children.  What could be better in life than combining three of my loves in one activity?  Welcome to car dancing! ...more


I've heard that grocery stores are great places...especially if they have great ...more

Here’s Even More Ridiculous For The Heaping Plate Of Ridiculousness

When Bossy's daughter was young enough to play with dolls -- which was yesterday and maybe tomorrow and the next day even though Bossy's daughter relocated her dolls to purgatory the basement but Bossy still holds out hope -- Bossy's daughter preferred baby dolls that look and feel like real babies. Bossy's daughter never took part in the phenomenon that is the American Girl doll thing, which doesn't prevent the company from sending Camp Bossy an American Girl catalogue every fifteen minutes....more

Sooooooo glad, My girl's missed out on the AG thing! I think they're quite creepy, and with ...more