Author Archives: joey

About joey

Neurotic Bitch, Mother, Wife, Writer, Word Whore, Foodie and General Go-To-Girl

This Year Has Been About Change. Apparently.

No, I did not die. I did not get divorced. I did not move to a shack in the woods. I last wrote to you in March, before our family took a trip to The ATL because our youngest daughters … Continue reading

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SoCS – Butter

When I think of butter, I think of this meme: Being out of butter is a crisis here. We tend to overbuy butter, just in case. If Moo’s going to bake cookies, the butter has to soften. Moo is amenable … Continue reading

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It’s Been Sunny and So I Am

I woke up kinda late this morning. My hair and I had a rough night because we dreamt of an invasion of tiny but electric-shooting-and-stinging cephalopods (why doesn’t Google know that word?) all over my house which caused me to … Continue reading

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It’s a Whole Thing

Years and years ago I picked up on my mother’s complaint that the “perlo” recipe was lost when my grandmother passed. My grandmother apparently made this dish a lot when my mother and her siblings were growing up. None of … Continue reading

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Remember when you were little and the anticipation of events would suck up all your attention and you thought you’d burst before the happening? Me, this year, Christmas, dying. I hope our family makes it to our shared time together. … Continue reading

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Halloween Hello

First things first, I still hate the block editor and instead I’m coming from edits in my dashboard to avoid it. I forget which clever blogger wrote that option, but thank you. I don’t know how long this will be … Continue reading

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Mail Fail

I’m one of those people who uses the USPS. Do I use it as much as I did prior to the internet? No. Y’all, before I got married, I didn’t even own a television. I spent a lot of time … Continue reading

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Oopsies, It’s August

Missed July. My best intentions may not have been good enough. Back in January, I wrote, “Life can change in an instant. We seem to forget that now could be the moment before it changes. Those big memory markers in … Continue reading

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I have picked up my laptop twice in the last month. I ordered new flip flops, because what is summer without shiny new gold flip flops? Last weekend, I started to order new Fiesta bistro bowls, but a nap suddenly … Continue reading

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May Twenty-Three

I clicked in here and received notice of a new WordPress Editor coming in June. Why? Gah. I cannot elucidate anything. It’s likely you think and feel similar things. Being an introvert, I need substantial time to process — relative … Continue reading

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