seasons

When I was feeling ragey and confused during my college years, I would blast music from my CD player. I probably annoyed the other residents in my dorm, but I was the RA so I didn’t care. The Singles soundtrack was my go-to CD to blast for tracks like “State of Love and Trust,” “Birth […]

everything old

I am nearing the end of my 42nd¬†trip around the sun. I’m so old that the¬†clothes we wore in high school and college are pretty much what kids are wearing now. I mean, we’re talking about Trump and the Clintons, too — are we sure it’s not the 90’s? Mark Twain said: There is no […]

I’m calling BS. On everything.

I’ve tried being positive. I’ve tried taking a social media break. I’ve tried drinking more. I’ve tried drinking less. And you know what I learned? I am not the problem. All of the bullshit is the problem. So I’m breaking up with the BS. Can I just start with the internet? Like, it could have […]

floods and prince and email. oh my.

I just thought I was having a rough week when the kids were unexpectedly home from school due to flooding last week. Little did I know Prince would die, thus ending a craptastic week craptastically. I’m not going to address all my Prince feelings in this post. He gets his own post. But I am […]

I’m ready to talk about Barbie now

In 1978, or maybe it was ’79, I became the proud owner of a real Barbie doll. My Pretty Changes Barbie wore a fabulous, yellow satin jumpsuit and included accessories that allowed me to change her look. I could change her hair as well; she came with wigs. She was my prized possession. I was […]