I Really Hate Premonitions Involving Sea Creatures

Do you ever have dreams that are so entirely bizarre, there is like, absolutely NO WAY they could EVER come true in real life?  But for some reason, the dreams (despite their outlandishness) contain the tiniest hint at reality, so they actually startle you? That’s like, my every day. For example, last night’s dream.  There … Read more

July 22nd. Sucks.

I think most people probably have a date or two on the calendar that looms in the distance, making its unwelcome stop for 24 hours each and every year before fading away for another 364. 9 years ago today my mom died. And ever since then, 7/22/03 has continued to suck a small bit of … Read more

The Leaky Starbucks Cup (And How to Avoid Disaster)

This is going to sound ridiculous. I know. But I’m going to share it anyway. We are slightly addicted to Starbucks.  If you are on my Facebook page, you’re already well-aware of that fact. But no matter how much I love Starbucks, there is one thing that I can’t stand.  If I am going to … Read more

Our First Bully

Today was one of those days when I got a glimpse into some of the parenting obstacles that wait for me in the not-so-far-off future. It started out innocently enough: freakishly hot Spring day, $.49 Dunkin Iced Coffee coupon, morning playdate with a super cool friend and her sweet daughter. We chatted away as the … Read more