Carbs Taste Better on the Crapper

Don’t do it Jo. Don’t buy it. But it’s for the kids. You always say that, but you know you’re going to end up having most of it yourself. No I won’t. Not this time. It’s the kind of internal dialogue I used to have every time I passed by the Two Buck Chuck at…

Amy Winehouse Dies at 27

Amy Winehouse is dead. I found out just a little while ago, when I sat down in front of my computer. I read the headline on my homepage and it took my breath away. And then I cried a little. She wasn’t my friend. She wasn’t even my favorite artist (th0ugh her talent was unmistakable)…

My Best Friend is a Groupon Groupie

I think I have to 12 step my best friend. She’s got this rather strong “fondness” for Groupon and I think it’s starting to affect the lives of her loved ones. Take yesterday for example.  I called her at the end of the day to see how she was doing and I thought I heard…

A is for Apple and…Ace of Spades?

I love it when Mikey spends time with the boys. The sounds of laughter coming from the bedroom as the men in my life build new cities out of legos and create artwork that would rival Picasso make me all kinds of warm and fuzzy inside. They speak their own language when they are together,…

To Thine Own Self Be True

I finally got my five-year chip this morning. After a hairy start to the day, my logic, the part of me that said I had a sink full of dishes, a calendar full of deadlines, a small window of time to clean and cook before the boys returned from summer school, took a backseat to…