Does it smell like Davey Jones’ Locker in here?

It’s been a while and I don’t really remember how to start one of these gracefully, so I’m just gonna dive in and knock some of the rust off. I’ll get better. I hope ....more

A story…

Once upon a time, there was this lady. She wasn’t a particularly special lady, more just your run-of-the-mill kind of lady with a day job and a family and a hostile uterus and a Labradoodle that is, as a friend put it, “clearly a person in a dog suit.” This lady had a blog. This lady LOVED her blog ....more

Bourbon and Sugar and Mint Leaves, oh my! (Get your julep on.)

Like most Kentucky girls, I have opinions about bourbon....more

The Diary of Lola Bear: Snow Day

Doodle’s Log: March 5, 2015. It snowed last night. I can’t be sure how much, as I lack the thumbs required to utilize a ruler effectively, but the drifts come up to the beagle’s chin ....more

Best in Show

Credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images [source] Last night at the Westminster Kennel Club’s Best in Show competition, a beagle named Miss P took home the gold. Is that right? Miss P took home the ribbon-y thing that they give to dogs with “wonderful type” and “wonderful head[s].” I am the proud human of a beagle named Miss P, by extension ....more

Checking in. Are we still there? Is everyone ok?

I almost forgot what this place looked like, friends. Truly. Remember that post when I said I wanted to post more because it made me happy? ...more

Walking my girl

My girl. She’s been going through it lately. Well, for a dog, anyway ....more

How to Tell

How to Tell You’re Ovulating: A Medical Reference 1. You watch this video…. And, after bawling for a full five minutes following, decide to watch it again ....more

Forever Unclean: Adventures in the Men’s Room

I’m going to admit something huge here, friends. …I don’t understand the adult human male. I was meeting a friend for coffee the other day and, just before leaving, decided to be a diligent, responsible adult human female and use the restroom before getting in my car ....more

A Snapshot of Marriage

[source] As some of you know, I’m married. As those of you who are married know, marriage is...more