Author Archives: joey

About joey

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

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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Tidings

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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June

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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Couldn’t Complain. Wasn’t Tuesday.

Somethin is wrong with The Mister. He cleaned our gutters! and repaired our gutters! Then he pruned our apple trees!!! and cut up the fallen branches in the yard!!! He weed-whacked and mowed the grass. Did I ask him to … Continue reading

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