Monthly Archives: February 2013

Shine On, You Crazy Diamond

Nominated for a blog award.  Ooh! Ah! Very exciting stuff. (For me — probably not for you.) Matt Roberts over at Beefy’s House O’ Fun has given me this Shine On Award: Isn’t it a pretty little picture? I just love … Continue reading

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Nice Girls vs. Bitches: Have You Scared a Man Lately?

People who don’t know me think I’m nice.  You may think you’ve stumbled onto a Nice Lady Blog, but you have not.  It amuses me that people think I am nice.  I have some nice friends, and they’d be the first … Continue reading

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I Never Know What’s Goin On

Sure sign that you’re of a certain age?  When you’re watching the Academy Awards and you have no idea who the host is.  For awhile, I thought it was Peter Brady with an amazing amount of cosmetic surgery. Fortunately, social … Continue reading

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The United States Army is Not Your Grandma

“Lemme string you a poultice, rub some liniment on you, and get you some Ibuprofen,” said no grandma, ever.  I’m all for homeopathy.  I avoid pharmaceuticals whenever possible, and I’m glad that it’s become trendy to look for the most … Continue reading

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Every Birth is a Miracle; The Pregnancy, Not So Much

I have a few pregnant friends right now.  It makes me happy.  That I’m not pregnant. I’m happy for them.  I’m even excited at times.  But I’m glad it’s behind me.  *knocks wood* It took us three years to achieve … Continue reading

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It’s Not Customer Service, It’s Just Some Guacamole

Have y’all noticed how hard it is to get anyone to do their job? It’s another sign of my age, I’m sure, but I remember learning a skill set we usta call customer service.   Y’all remember customer service? It … Continue reading

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The Older I Become, The More I Like Other Old Things

I really like old things. I recently decided that I will buy myself this incredibly kitschy housewarming gift. I’ve got a thing for paneling.  Of course, I prefer real wood paneling, but faux paneling is fine by me, as well … Continue reading

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Stressed Baby is Stressed

When we moved here, the wee ones were so wee.  They were two and three, barely off the breast and out of diapers.  As I mentioned, they don’t remember the last house we lived in.  They have no memories there. … Continue reading

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Romance Is What You Make It

I wanted to write yesterday, but our internet went down in the afternoon.  Ironically, it went out as I was explaining to my father that virtually everything is online now.  I tried to explain that I love my internet like … Continue reading

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When Valentine’s Days Were Super

I don’t much care for Valentine’s Day. I think it makes the lonely feel lonelier, don’t you? A bloodbath turned into a day to honor romance.  How odd. Now, when I was in grade school, that’s when Valentine’s Days were … Continue reading

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