There’s No Place Like Home

That Dorothy was on to something wasn’t she?

My family of four and I just returned from a visit up to Jerz and I gotta say, there’s no place like home.  Even though I’m 37 years old and have been living in Northern Virginia for over 10 years Continue Reading

My Top 5 Summer Favorites

Summa, Summa, Summatime.

Time to sit back and unwind.

School is out and it’s a sort of a buzz

But back then I didn’t really know what it was

But now I see what happened is

The way that people respond to summer madness.

Nothing screams “White Gurl” like a middle-aged mom spitting out the lyrics to Will Smith’s Summertime. Continue Reading

Working Mom Syndrome

It’s been one of those days. Correction it’s been one of those two weeks. The kind where I’m drowning in so much business work and housework that Continue Reading

Wear Sunscreen

You see that girl on the right in the blue bathing suit?  I wonder if the ghost of Kristen’s future told her that in nine years she’d be under the knife for skin cancer if she would slather on the sunscreen. You see, Continue Reading

Coming up on 37

Hi, hi, hi. This is my first blog post. Don’t expect too much. Don’t worry, I have a whole slew of patchwork outlines and half-assed entries that I’ll be mending together in the coming days and months. For now, I just wanna get this thing started! Continue Reading