Monthly Archives: February 2009

Lisa, May you find Shelter

Lisa and Britt at TequilaCon last year My friend, our friend, Lisa died last night. While I was sleeping in my bed, beside my husband, with my two small children sleeping in their rooms – she and hers were saying … Continue reading

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Apparently it pays to go to highschool with me.

I’m glad I always take screen shots as I’m randomly choosing the winner for contests here. There were 90 entries into the giveaway for the He’s Just Not That Into You soundtrack. As usual, I went to randomizer.org for my … Continue reading

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Planning a Child’s Birthday Party – Assvice Wanted

Hello, Internet. You know how, sometimes, you come out of the woodwork with your words of wisdom and your well meaning suggestions for how I should fix this and handle that and basically live my life so much better than … Continue reading

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Dear Jared

You asked me this morning as you were leaving if I was mad at you. I told you I wasn’t, and I meant it. I also told you that I was just stressed, that I was carrying a lot on … Continue reading

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Drowning

The hours fly by and the deadlines pile up. The mail keeps coming with more new bills, more reminders of things that need to be taken care. A birthday party four days away, and not so much as a cake … Continue reading

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He’s Just Not That Into You Soundtrack Giveaway

What do you mean you have a giveaway for the soundtrack to the movie He’s Just Not That Into You, Britt? Didn’t you already post today, Britt? Ah. Yes. Yes, I did. And I may have mentioned something about deadlines … Continue reading

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Orlando TweetUp: nobody told me this was a professional party

Last Thursday night, I attended the Orlando TweetUp hosted by the Orlando Sentinel in… wait for it… Orlando. Let me tell you about how I wanted to die. First of all, thank GOD I was meeting Shash, Susan from EggMarketing … Continue reading

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Oh happy day!!

Today is going to be a good day. Never mind that I just spilled half a cup of coffee on my dry clean only jacket and I’m going to be meeting a room full of strangers later today while wearing … Continue reading

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Surviving a Tornado. A video.

I’ve heard a million stories about the tornado that wiped out my hometown, Parkersburg, Iowa, last spring. I’ve seen pictures and books and newspaper stories. I’ve sifted through the rumble and walked through the war zone. And none of it … Continue reading

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Can you be color blind and diverse at the same time?

Follow the link chain with me for a minute while I lead you down the path that caused me to question whether or not I was a closet racist. Or something. I was reading my wonderful friend Shari’s post about … Continue reading

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