Are Women Gross Too?

If you’ve ever watched America’s Funniest Home Videos, you know that other than the cute animal and kid videos, about 99% of the “funny” videos aired are of men doing some stupid shit. On this show, you’ll find men racing down slides while on a bicycle, men getting whacked in the balls when landing on a pogo stick, men swinging from a child’s tire swing and breaking the tree branch. You rarely see women trying these ridiculous stunts because we know that the outcome has a high probability of being disastrous, and we simply don’t want to make asses out of ourselves....more

At the End of the Rainbow

Everyone is chomping at the bit to write about the recent SCOTUS decision to legalize same sex marriage nationwide.  And, why not?  It’s national news, right? ...more

My Life List

 So, I went skydiving yesterday for the first time.  It was definitely one of the coolest things I have ever done in my life.  However, rather than regale you with all of the details of my adventure, I am going to ask you all a simple question.  What is the coolest thing you have done in your life so far?...more

Losing the Dad of the Year Award

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Give Me a Break!

Back in the day, taking breaks at the office was normal and quite enjoyable.  Over the years, there has been quite a shift in the acceptance of taking breaks at all.  Because I have worked for the same company for a really long time, I watched this shift occur right before my eyes.  I went from taking a leisurely lunch with a bunch of my colleagues to grotesquely shoving my lunch into my mouth while at my desk.  And although I can’t speak for everyone, I definitely know of people who work in other professions who don’t take breaks either.  For example, I was recentl...more

Socially Awkward

I’ve come to the conclusion that many people are introverts, and I am basing this on the amount of blog pieces I have read in the last year that claim, “I am introvert!  Hear me roar (or hear me whisper with my head down)!”  Apparently, being an introvert is not a unique thing.  However, different people give introverts different traits, so after combing through twenty articles, I was so confused about what an introvert actually is that I decided to stop trying to label myself something that sounds so fancy.  I don’t know whether I have the characteristics of an introver...more

Young Love

My ten year old daughter recently let me know that she had her first crush on a boy.  The crush only lasted three days, after which, she returned to being her old “pre-crush” self, which means she continued pretending to be a cat, reading some of her favorite books, and generally acting like boys have cooties again....more

Sesmark Lightly Salted Mini Rice Crackers

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Are You Working Too Hard in Your Relationship?

For those who are fans of Sex and the City, do you remember when Samantha asked Charlotte how often she was happy in her relationship?  Well, do you remember Charlotte’s answer?  If not, here it is: “Every day. Well, not all day every day but yes, every day.”...more
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Work-at-Home Mom

“Yeah, but you don’t have to sit in traffic, so it doesn’t count.”“You must love spending all of that time with your children.”“It must be nice to have such a flexible schedule.”“It must be nice to be in your pajamas all day.”...more