Monthly Archives: February 2015

Dear John (Berendt)–Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil

Dear John (Berendt), This started as a letter to let you know why I was leaving you. Our torrid affair started innocently enough, after all, I love the movie version of our story. If I squint my eyes while watching … Continue reading

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Nordstrom and the “Lost Touch”

Nordstrom sent me an email just now telling me “The Ten Things I Need for Spring.” I am sending this reply to the great interweb world because Nordies doesn’t like it when you ‘reply’ to their emails. Dear Norders, I … Continue reading

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Teenagers-my reward for surviving toilet training

This afternoon- Me- Are you mocking me? The Giant- Is there an honest answer to that question that won’t get me in trouble? Me- Probably not. The Giant- OK, then how about one that might preserve my dignity? The Ginger- … Continue reading

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Treadmill Bleaching

Confession-I clean the treadmill with a bleach wipe before and after I use it. I know that this doesn’t seem like a weird trait. After all, we’re all supposed to do this, right? Except that I mean MY treadmill. The … Continue reading

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Netflix and the Dreadmill

Damn you, Anthony Bourdain! Damn you, I say! Until this morning, I was perfectly content with my place in this world. I was fine with writing little travel books about weird America and with the idea that, if I was … Continue reading

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What I Really Wanted to Post

What if I felt very strongly about your religion? What if I felt that your religious beliefs were a disease of the soul–that living a life believing those lies and adhering to that stupidity was akin to slowly and painfully … Continue reading

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Vaccinations and Parent Bashing

Parent bashing makes me sad. I’m a vaccinator, but I know someone who isn’t and their reason is completely valid for their child. In full disclosure, in addition to being a vaccinator, I’m also a spanker. I never Ferberized–true story, … Continue reading

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