Tag Archives: friend

Why “it’s not about you” is utter bullshit.

“It’s not about you.” I fucking hate it when people say that.  Because, while it may be true and healthy, it’s usually said to let someone know that their feelings are stupid. “It’s not about you… it’s about me.” That … Continue reading

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Stitch by Stitch

U want to sell your sewing machine? My stomach turned.  I hadn’t thought about it, but taking my Singer on the road didn’t make much sense.  The likelihood of me sewing while trying to travel and work and live out … Continue reading

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For My Very Best Friend

  I never remember to call her on her birthday. Ever. We’ve been friends for 17 years, and I always call the day before or the day after, but never on the actual day.  I’m pretty good at remembering dates, … Continue reading

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Bring On The Sun

I’ve been a little anxious about this upcoming weekend. You see, here in central Florida it’s time for Avitaween – Avitable‘s ginormous Halloween party where about 100 people, including about 30 bloggers who I happen to adore, gather in costumes … Continue reading

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Two Years.

  I actually missed the anniversary date. That in itself is a sign of progress, I think. August 10th, two days ago, marked two years since we moved to Florida. Last year, I marked this date with a resignation and … Continue reading

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A Shmairy Tale

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there was a girl named Shmritt. Shmritt was best friends with a boy named Shmadam, and they did everything together.  Shmritt and Shmadam had other friends – lots of friends, … Continue reading

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Oh, the places you’ll go. Without me.

“Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!” -Dr. Seuss Now that Hilly has had a chance to tell you herself, it’s OK for me to talk about it here. Hilly hasn’t been here … Continue reading

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And once again, The Internet will be playing the role of Family

“Are all of your friends bloggers?” Susan was looking around my house at the birthday party guests that had arrived. It was hard to miss the fact that nearly all of the adults were faces she recognized from twitter or … Continue reading

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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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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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