February 2011

No Wonder Grown-ups Are So Grumpy

So I’ve got this new gig as a freelance columnist with OC Moms for the Orange County Register. I’m not sure, but I might have mentioned it.  Once or twice. I’m also doing some behind-the-scenes stuff for them, such as editing blog posts, scheduling content, and marveling at the fact that I have access to [...]

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Kismet or Coincidence? Neither, actually.

So our Valentine’s Day was pretty mellow this year.  And by mellow I mean that Mikey went to work and I spent the day covering five hundred strawberries in chocolates, tying ribbons on last-minute teacher gifts, dropping children off, running to the store for steak, setting the table for dinner, attending back-to-back classroom parties, eating [...]

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PSA: Ladies, Don’t Put Those Panties On Please!

Photo courtesy Victoriassecret.comGross teenagers and desperate husbands not included. I was at Victoria’s Secret with my sister this morning and the place was pumpin’, filled with doting boyfriends and horny hopeful husbands picking out that perfect little ensemble to present to their significant other.  There’s nothing like the promise of cleavage romance that motivates a man to plunk down $150 on [...]

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A Discussion Over Dinner

“Hi honey.  How was your day?” “Oh man.  It was brutal.” “Really?  I’m so sorry to hear that.  Tell me all about it.” “Well, it started off okay, until I was notified that someone was trying to take over part of my account.” “Oh no!” “Yeah.  The guy tried to recruit some of my guys and was [...]

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Not Guilty

  Recently I had the opportunity to accompany a friend to a warm and fuzzy little place called the Santa Ana Courthouse.  She needed to straighten out a traffic violation and always hungry for blog material being the good friend that I am, I offered to come along for moral support. Upon entering the facilities, [...]

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