Are They Chewy?

I’m a pretty realistic girl. Although I don’t go out of my way to bring up topics that might make others uncomfortable (except for this post, heh heh), not much can make me blush. I don’t use cutesy names for body parts and my kids don’t think the stork delivers babies. Having said that, I’ve been…

Child Development 101

I can’t count the number of mutterings under our breath, whispers, and texts between my husband and I referring to our beloved children as assholes. It’s kind of our thing. And to be clear, it’s not a term of endearment. And to further clarify, I would drop dead of a guilty broken heart if my children ever…

Listen to Your Heart & Seize the Moment

For most of my life I’ve wondered why I love music so much yet never pursued learning an instrument. Several years ago I realized it’s ’cause I’m effing lazy! Let’s talk about this for a minute. I know I can’t sing. I mean I don’t think I’m tone deaf or anything because I know when I sound…

A Challenge

A friend came to me for advice. Understandably upset, she kept pressing; hoping I’d know some sort of legal action to take against someone. She forgot I’m not a litigious person. Since the offending person was described as “unreasonable” and there was no hope of talking it out, my advice was to remain the strong silent…

Iron Sky

While browsing YouTube, I stumbled across this little gem. Remember New Shoes from 2011? Same guy. Aside from the pure awesomeness exuding from Nutini’s soul in Iron Sky, the speech in the middle gave me goosebumps. I thought maybe it was a famous speech by a great European leader, similar to some of America’s greatest like MLK’s…