doing much better, thanks

We were in the hospital for 19 days but now we are doing much, much better. ...more

shows this week!

A few shows this week, friends, frienemies, and people who didn’t tell me there was something on my face when I asked, “Is there something on my face?” You know who you are!...more

My weekend at Bumbershoot

I attended Bumbershoot for the first time in my life. I can’t believe it’s taken me this long to do it because it was two truly magical days. I came as an attendee but next year I’ll do my best to be there as a performer because performers were given free food, booze and puppies to hold and I love all those three things, food most of all ....more

What I learned from Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

When I was a teenager, I had my runes read. ...more

Feature in Persephone Magazine

The very wonderful Luann Algoso...more

My kid’s first haircut at Gene Juarez

Gene Juarez is really well known here in the Pacific Northwest. When I was in college, I splurged on a cut and full color and when people would ask where I had my hair done, I yelled, “GENE JUAREZ!” the way I do now whenever the cashier asks if it’ll be credit or debit. “OH IT’LL BE DEBIIIIIIIIT!” Then I do a dance because I had enough liquid funds to buy chewing gum and a Bud Light Mango-rita ....more

Jay-Z and Beyonce On The Run tour in Seattle

I attended the Beyonce and Jay-Z concert in Seattle last week....more

what a crappy car taught me about crappy people

Not mine, but just like it. When I was in college, my mom bought me a car. It was not a fancy car, it was meant to be my college commuter vehicle ....more

California Love

Last week, I went to Los Angeles for the very first time to perform comedy. I’ve only been to LA twice and both times were in the airport. My mom said she and my dad took me there when I was really young, but somehow I doubt it ....more

Boys in the woods

We spent the whole morning trekking through Camp Long, a lush beautiful forest in West Seattle and fortunately, a few minutes from our house. Seattle’s summer is so short and for many months of the year, we’re trapped inside our dens because it’s too cold, too wet, too rainy, mommy doesn’t like what the weather does to her hair so here we are at the McDonald’s playland. ...more