Never mind the booze flask; here’s the dandelion puff.

One of my favorite authors (using "author" loosely here, but, let's be real, the body of literary work most moms are referring to amounts to funny shit on the Internet) is Allie Brosh. She introduced me to the concept of the Sneaky Hate SpiralĀ in her hilarious blog Hyperbole and a Half. The Sneaky Hate Spiral … Continue reading Never mind the booze flask; here’s the dandelion puff.

Things you cannot be, do or fear if you would like to be a parent.

Or, why I'm unfit to be a mother. 1. You cannot under any circumstances be OCD about mess. I was recently in an argument with my husband, Tim. Like, a really bad one. The kind where you're crying and threatening to leave and questioning whatever brought you together in the first place. And at one … Continue reading Things you cannot be, do or fear if you would like to be a parent.

When (Will) Science and Sheer Will (Please) Collide (?).

Did you know that the brain actually retains more information while you are drinking wine? Neither did I, but this is something I desperately wish someone could either prove, or just make true. I say this because in some bizarre-o moment of straight crazy, I decided to pursue more school. Obviously parenting two small loonies … Continue reading When (Will) Science and Sheer Will (Please) Collide (?).

Never Mind the Marijuana; Pass the Wine

I think my job might be the death of me. Don't get me wrong. I love my job. And I REALLY love wine. But sometimes, I can't hang. I just returned from the Unified Wine & Grape Symposium in Sacramento, California. For all intents and purposes, this event is to connect people who work in … Continue reading Never Mind the Marijuana; Pass the Wine