Melissa Aiello

I'm a perpetual construction zone - ever changing and evolving. My cover is that of wife, mom and doer of stuff that needs doing. My real intent is world domination, as soon as I learn to mind control hoards of zombies. Could happen...

 

TMI and not in a good way!

This seems to be the era of way too much information sharing.  And, I am guilty of that also.   While I tend to use more discretion with my online presence, in person is a totally different story.  This came to my awareness when I was shopping recently with my daughter.  For those of you with daughters (don’t have a son so can’t compare), you know that they are probably your most honest source of feedback, whether you ask for it or not.   ...more
If you want to talk, then I want to listen. To all of it.more
: A couple of favs -Snow Humor cartoons from the great snow storm of 2001 ... http://www.belowthesaltnews.com/arts-books/art/winter-snow-humor

Antoinette Tuff Saves the Day

*submitted for  Voice Of The Year  -VOTY14 , if you think it worthy vote here .*Superman, Clark Kent, has nothing on Super Human Antoinette Tuff....more
Amazing person!more
: Heartbroken by the news of Philip Seymour Hoffman's death. What a horrific waste.
: It's an at-home day, I think. Bills to pay, books to read, naps to take.

The Human Canvas - Phase One: Art In Progress

Oh, the itch. Itchyitchyitchitch! And the twinges of pain, when the skin puckers and pulls - the tortured skin pulling against the unmarred. The will to not scratch is hard to summon - instead, scratching is replaced by a brisk slap to the uppity area, as if punishing the skin for having the nerve to react to what has been done to it. Such is the lot of The Human Canvas during the healing phase of a new tattoo....more
Denise Thanks!!!more

The Human Canvas - Phase One: Art In Progress

Oh, the itch. Itchyitchyitchitch! And the twinges of pain, when the skin puckers and pulls - the tortured skin pulling against the unmarred. The will to not scratch is hard to summon - instead, scratching is replaced by a brisk slap to the uppity area, as if punishing the skin for having the nerve to react to what has been done to it. Such is the lot of The Human Canvas during the healing phase of a new tattoo....more
Linda Anselmi Thanks! Yes, it is some serious ouch...seriously. It's a sea dragon, very similar ...more

The 10 Best Pens, According to Our Facebook Community

When researching my post about planners and organizers last month, the conversation with my co-workers turned away from paper and toward pens. Some of us had some very strong feelings about pens and others did not. ...more
I have a multi colored set of the Varsity disposable fountain pens...they're awesome!more
: Guess what? January is National Soup Month: http://wp.me/p2o8a4-1c7