I met a tough, tough lady yesterday. Okay. Wait. Let me back up a minute. Wednesday, Michelle came back to ask me who she ought to send a call to from a lawyer in New Mexico who wanted to tell someone an outrageous story that ended with a $5M settlement for a woman in Sugar … Continue reading Tough Ladies and a Wrongful Death
Marc Mero. (Name redirects to WTO story.) Wow, you guys. I've never been much of a wrestling aficionado. Unless Dwayne Johnson is involved. In which case, I'm not really watching because I care who wins. And we'll just leave that right there. #ismellwhattherockiscookin' What? I can enjoy watching large Samoan men engage in fisticuffs if … Continue reading Santas Anonymous and Badd Men
This Minchin Monday has been cancelled due to a story about which nothing is funny. Jessica White was fatally shot on Wednesday, June 21. By today, a gofundme.com campaign in her name had raised $10,000 in 72 hours. All of the money is going toward her funeral expenses, with all remaining money going toward her three children. Seventy-two … Continue reading Jessica White and No Minchin Monday
I walked into work today to find a gift certificate to The Plaza on my desk. Well. It was in my keyboard. Along with the crumbs of countless cheddar jalapeno bagels and the dried remains of sneezes past. It's pretty biohazardous in there, if I'm honest. The gift certificate was from someone I interviewed last … Continue reading A Veteran and a Gift
Hey guys. It's been a long time. I'm sorry. Really. But I've been trying to readjust myself from tropical paradise to actual, you know, life. I've been a little blue. And a lot distracted. And I'm sorry. So I have some catching up to do, first of all: Here's a Timmy for you: Here and … Continue reading Reservoirs and Garbage
I have three photos to share. As the girls' birthdays (May 18) draw near, I've been thinking back to pregnancy. I gained almost 100 pounds over 9 months with the two of them. The doctor told me to be ready for them to come from 36 weeks on, while full term for a singleton is … Continue reading Fires and Water
My managing editor texted me at 3 a.m. this weekend. It happens sometimes. If I hear it, sorry Jon, I often ignore it. He doesn't usually text past midnight. Had I heard this text come in I'd have answered it immediately, though, because unlike a question - "what's the name of the third kid from … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Hot Damn!