#FanExpoDallas: A Fangirl Nerdgasm

I love getting away from work and kids once or twice a year, but you know how hard it is to say goodbye to these precious little children of mine:...more

"That Moment When Your Heart Explodes From BlogAwesome" #FakeUpworthyTitle

**Yes, that was totes a clickbait title. MADEJALOOK Every year before I revise and repost, I remember. I relive. And even if it's just for one shining day, these memories make everything else fall away: all the petty irritations and frustrations, the dislikes and grudgy feelings...all of the things that, in the long run of life, aren't worth the importance we place on them.  This story is what matters. #TheseLivesMatter ...more

Ash and Me VS. Evil Dead (or ComicCon #2)

I meant to show you my second comiccon in November, but I've been disinclined to sit in front of the blank Blogger page. Plus stupid facebook and work and kids and laundry. ...more

A PSA: Parental Service Announcement

You know, my parents never told me about RHPS. Not once was it mentioned in our house - I had to learn about it the hard way, on the streets. In fact, the very first time I really even heard of RHPS was from a church friend when I was IN COLLEGE.COLLEGE, PEOPLE. I felt so...Amish. I've never felt so alone in my life as that long ago midnight when I went to my first viewing. ...more

#Winning! and a Boudoir photo

SEXY, right?   ...more


I've been binge-watching SCANDAL. I know a lot of people are so crazy about this show, and I have to admit I found some of it fairly enjoyable myself.However, there are some things I'm having trouble getting past. ...more

For your summer TO READ lists:

Hooray for me!...more

Flashback Friday: FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE with Monty, The Lost Episodes

So I had completely forgotten I still had podomatic accounts - remember when I used to upload the shows in case you missed the live version? #Nostalgia Let's Friday Night together. From 2009 and 2010: FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE with Monty!...more

The bittersweet taste of April 19

**a re-post from a previous birthday** I sort of love this day -- it's my birthday.I love the sweet birthday wishes from everyone; they make me smile and feel happy and warm and loved. Thank you all so much for that. It's the day I feel truly Grinchy...by which I mean my heart grows three sizes. (Oh, no worries, it will shrink back down in a couple of days and I'll be back in Curmudgeonland) I sort of hate this day -- it's my birthday....more

An Important Note to "Responsible Parents" About Prom and Graduation Nights

Dear "Responsible Parents," We're in the middle of Prom season and graduation is just around the corner, so I thought the time was ripe for a reminder of What Not To Do on Prom Night and/or Graduation Night. And that is: DO NOT RENT A ROOM AT A HOTEL FOR YOUR KIDS. ...more
Wow I had now idea parents would actually be willing to book their kids a hotel room. That is so ...more