New Notebooks and Old Friends

Visited with my sister-in-law and her munchkin tonight. We've sort of lost track of one another, only to recently reconnect at her daughter's birthday party a couple of months ago. We we're married to brothers. We've been to a lot of the same emotionally eviscerating places. It was really good to see her, and her … Continue reading New Notebooks and Old Friends

Demonizing Knowledge and a Good, Old-Fashioned Shunnin’

Eureka! Finally! I finally figured out just what the hell it was about something my (ex) therapist told me that made it hit me so wrong. He used to tell me that I had what he called "smart person syndrome." I went to a little rift in the space-time continuum in Scandia called the Church … Continue reading Demonizing Knowledge and a Good, Old-Fashioned Shunnin’

Daddy Dances and A Powerful Kind of Tired

I'm trying really hard not to be a salty dog but there are so many kids on Facebook going to Dad and daughter dances tonight for girl scouts. The girls were watching Aladdin and I thought they were both asleep. I whipped out the phone and started biding my time until either (a) the movie … Continue reading Daddy Dances and A Powerful Kind of Tired

An Abandoned Applebees in Times Square and I Can Pretend to be Anything

I don't care if she's acting or not. This is me being interviewed by literally anyone. If I were a skinny Puerto Rican with a killer wardrobe, I'd be Aubrey Plaza. I can interview other people. I cannot be interviewed without becoming this. That line...I can't remember where it is in the interview but where … Continue reading An Abandoned Applebees in Times Square and I Can Pretend to be Anything

Kristen and Not Good At Life

"I'm not good at life." -Kristen High fiver, up top Kristen H! You and me both. https://youtu.be/5u3vHk9GJkw I needed some Mom humor tonight. I've been screamed at, I've been kicked, I've been told all the ways in which I suck. Just last night, as we were laying in bed and watching My Little Pony, Harper … Continue reading Kristen and Not Good At Life