Entries Tagged as 'Daily'

Cosmic Poetry

May 19th, 2018 · 4 Comments · Daily

One year ago today I sat in a chair and paid a guy to draw a fountain pen nib, a stippled spiral, and suspension points on my left arm. The stippling was his idea, and what a good idea it was. I’ve spent the past year really loving my stippled bracelets, and when you love […]

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Last Day of School Thank God

May 17th, 2018 · 5 Comments · Daily

I love getting up super early and drinking coffee on the couch, and that’s the ONLY reason why I might tune in for the royal wedding on Saturday. (Also, by the time Charlotte or the other kids get married, I’ll be too busy dealing with my own problems.) Today is the last day of school […]

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Warning: Potentially disturbing photo ahead! We can still be friends, though. We can be whatever we want to be.

May 13th, 2018 · 6 Comments · Daily

Yesterday was spent celebrating my birth, and today was spent celebrating the fact that I have two teenagers in the house who call me Mom, and four animals who think of me as their mom. (At least I think that’s what they think.) Know this: I really don’t believe you have to actually give birth […]

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If you can feel what I’m feeling, then it’s a musical masterpiece.

May 3rd, 2018 · 5 Comments · Daily

Harper turned 13 on Saturday, and because we were in Columbia for state music contest, she chose Shakespeare’s Pizza for her birthday dinner. My favorite Shakespeare’s combination is broccoli pizza with orange soda, so there I went. Meredith turned 15 on Sunday, and she chose Mission Taco for her birthday dinner. My favorite Mission Taco […]

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And all the time she laughs at those who shout her name and steal her clothes.

April 25th, 2018 · 7 Comments · Daily

“I’ll have a Peacemaker. My friend will have a Fuzzy Navel with four pierced cherries. The Peacemaker is for me. Did you know it was named after a bomber during World War II? I’m not so much of a fru-fru drinker…” The bartender walked away as she continued to ramble on about peaches and nuclear […]

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I once threw up a doughnut in Dayton. My dad gave me a cherry Lifesaver afterwards.

April 22nd, 2018 · 4 Comments · Daily

I’ve spent the past four days in Dayton, Ohio. Not because it’s the overdose capital of the United States, but because the WGI Percussion World Championships were happening and drums are better than drugs. (I sometimes state my opinions as if they were facts. With that said, I know this to be true: Drums are […]

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30th Reunion Notes: The “I met a strange lady, she made me nervous. She took me in and gave me breakfast tacos.” Party Mix

April 16th, 2018 · 11 Comments · Daily

The reunion started at 700 on Saturday evening. When I pulled into the lot (more than slightly late), my little sidekick who I like to call Immobilizing Anxiety begged me to stay in the car “for just one more song.” So I did. And then I did again. BUT because I’m the luckiest person I […]

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Forever Young was a single released by Rod Stewart in 1988.

April 14th, 2018 · 3 Comments · Daily

It has been 30 years since I graduated from high school, and tonight is our reunion. To put it into perspective (because I’m mad for perspective), if I had given birth to J.K. Rowling on the night of my high school graduation, she would currently be finishing up on the first Harry Potter manuscript. Also, […]

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I think that you shall never see a scab like the one on my knee.

April 8th, 2018 · 10 Comments · Daily

Once upon a time back in July of 2016, Jeff’s job was eliminated and somewhere a child finished the fourth Harry Potter book and a bird sang a song that sounded a little bit like the theme from Sanford and Son and a lost earring went unnoticed on a staircase. Everything kept happening and happening. […]

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With my feet in the air and my head on the ground…

April 2nd, 2018 · 11 Comments · Daily

Do you know what sucks? A lot of things. (Raisins, taking down Christmas decorations, gas prices, the death of Betty White…) ((I know. It’s just that I want this post to stay current throughout the rest of time.)) Now that I have you here, I want to talk about my brain, because it’s another thing […]

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