Monthly Archives: June 2013

Take a Little Trip, Take a Little Trip

The Mister and I, along with the Irish twins, of course, are off to visit our HME for the weekend. For our purposes here, we’ll say she lives in Chicago. HME is daughter to Viv and one of my oldest … Continue reading

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Ye Olde Family Reunion

              The Mister’s clan has three family reunions a year.  Since we were in Georgia for seven years, we weren’t obligated to attend the last twenty-one reunions, about which we felt, generally fiiine. Because … Continue reading

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People, Ugh

Back in 1990-?somethin, I bought my first car. I paid about $10k for it. It was initially more and I negotiated, as well as trading my old clunker in with $500 from my mother. I was satisfied with the price, … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Shitty when You Can Be Shiny — Two Blog Awards

You could say the sun shines out of my ass… But it doesn’t. I’m just doing one post to accept two awards, because I’m kinda lazy, and also, because I don’t think my readers enjoy award acceptance blogs. Unless the … Continue reading

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Liquid Courage? Liquid Everything!

I have a lot of blogging to do. I’ve got awards to accept, and things to tell you, but I’ve been too overwhelmed to sit down and write. Initially, I was too busy being irked, pissy, frustrated, and doing a … Continue reading

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Random Monday Sure was Dandy

Confession: I am so happy not to be in Georgia to be “home,” that every day, when I go outside, I’m overcome with beauty and gratitude. I often find myself humming to the tune of my earworm, “This is the … Continue reading

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Omagosh! Is that a Purple Paisley Shirt?

One of the great things about being back in the city? Great Big Goodwill Stores! Like most people, I started shopping at Goodwill long before Macklemore told us it was fucking awesome.                 … Continue reading

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It’s Called Swate Tay

I learned how to make swate tay from Beauty Queen, who is a real Southerner. I know other Southerners make their sweet tea differently, but they’ll need to write that shit on their own blogs. In the South, you can find … Continue reading

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Yeah, I Don’t Do That

A friend of mine referred a friend of hers to my last post, and that friend relished it and took comfort in it, because she’s sixty-somethin, and she’s worked all her life, and now she’s got herself a partner, with … Continue reading

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