Category: Random Thoughts

  • Better Half

    We have a new-ish bar/cafe in our hood, and we’ve been there approximately 732 times since it opened this spring. Of those 732 times, I have ordered the same cocktail (the Chili Parlor) 732 times. (Do you like rum, lime, and pineapple? Do you like it a little spicy? You’re gonna love the Chili Parlor!) […]

  • BG, 2yr 10mo

    Remember my lovely teenage niece, Kourtney? Yeah, she grew up. And she got married, and she had a baby, who turned out to be the most amazing, gorgeous little gal I know. Let’s refer to her as BG. Here they are, in all their cute glory: Here’s BG, with her insane pigtails: Here she is […]

  • No School Like the Old School

    Sometimes (okay, a lot of times), I miss old-school blogging. Back before there were ads and sponsors, before there were “audiences” and “influencers,” when people just kept their journals online, and we all read them and learned things and were happy. Maybe it’s time to bring that back. For those of us who are tired […]

  • Things and stuff

    I can’t even remember where I got that phrase, but I use it all the time. Things and stuff. Anyway, here are some things I like. And stuff. I really, really loved this post by Christina. I think a lot of us (me included) tend to underestimate the work that bloggers and YouTubers and Instagrammers […]

  • Independence Day = Hope

    Word association: