Hanged Men and Roseanne is my Homegirl

This is a big, big day for me y'all. My homegirl is coming back. Roseanne is like my mascot. I grew up idolizing her. I wasn't raised in a family of loud women. The women in my family were quiet, and mostly well-behaved. They weren't weak. My mom definitely ran the show, I think, but … Continue reading Hanged Men and Roseanne is my Homegirl

Appreciation of Women and Hork Buckets

Well. It's column day. I'm following through on my commitment to parenting quotes. I almost never read the paper. I spend all day in the newsroom and all of the reporters know what one another is working on. I don't need to read it. But I do always check out the layout and I'm always … Continue reading Appreciation of Women and Hork Buckets

Duck Crossings and K9 Choper

First, I thought I'd share with you a photo of the hungry monster hamper that threw my entire life into madness last Sunday. The most fun thing about the hungry monster, which I never could have anticipated but which I was delighted to discover, is that when he gets full he gets an enormous underbite … Continue reading Duck Crossings and K9 Choper

Abbey and 1,078 Words

Here's what's been written about Abbey since her battle began in 2015. Sheffield 14-Year-Old Shows Tremendous Strength In Fighting An Aggressive Cancer Surrounding Abbey Dirty Dozen Changes Focus; Now Fundraiser for Abbey Abbey Halfway Through Battle Against Cancer Two Magical Words: Cancer Free Teen Thankful For the Little Things Amid Fight With Cancer And, sadly, … Continue reading Abbey and 1,078 Words