Too Good to Eat

So, everyone knows the main reasons you work in a school are: You have an addiction to paper, pens, and the smell of mass-photocopies. The holidays during summer. The treats Thanks so much to Miss K for sharing her super cool Cookie Monster cupcake—almost too good...

Uuuuggghhhh

Can someone write the stories for me? I want to play hookey and sleep all day.I’m blaming it on food poisoning…which I accidently gave myself (never said I was the smartest writer). Yeah, I was trying to be nice to my husband and make us dinner, and used...

Saturday Catch Up

Highlights for the past two weeks:Finished two short stories: one for the school newsletter, the other for a small press/e-publisher. Have been having all sorts of lovely productivity, for which I’m extremely grateful. June was a wash-out–painful just to...

Can I Be Mae West When I Grow Up?

I love Mae West–ballsy, outspoken, she didn’t just walk to a different beat, she had an entire percussion section. Some of my favorite Westisms:A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up. Mae West Anything worth doing is worth doing...

Welcome to the Dark Side

So, I always get teased because when it comes to movies or books, I always check the ending before I start reading/watching. My reasoning: if I’m going to invest time in the journey, I better had like the destination. We’re walking the boys this morning*...

When I Grow Up

I want to be the female version of the Dos Equis man, The Most Interesting Man in the World. What a freakin’ great marketing idea. Seriously. It defies stereotypes, and the ads are genius…for those who haven’t seen them, go here.We have a PVR and...