The Apology

By |2017-06-14T12:46:25-04:00July 7th, 2014|Parenting|

Our life this month has coincided beautifully with the 4th of July... some change and some freedom. Physical and emotional change that has been wonderful and sweat-inducing and scream-ridden and terrifying. You'll read about and see more of that in a few days. But first, a little bit of freedom, and what precipitates freedom more than [...]

As It Stands

By |2013-05-23T10:40:45-04:00May 23rd, 2013|Have Boobs Will Travel, Musings|

I keep meaning to say more about things. I have conversation ADD. Hey I bumped an old person with my car... oh look! Cool Ranch Dorito Tacos! Plus, I'm like day 3 into a fight with Andy that he has no idea we are having. I'm irritated as hell over his ambivalence, but he seems [...]

Bullied.

By |2017-06-14T14:29:35-04:00September 18th, 2012|Parenting|

I've felt off for a couple weeks now, and I just want to lay on the floor, stare at the ceiling, and tell you this while the corners of my eyes well up, so come lay down next to me and let me say it all real fast before my voice gets all hiccupy. My [...]

Despicable Me

By |2017-06-14T13:32:13-04:00January 24th, 2011|Body, Growing Up, My Life|

When I was 14, I shaved a boy's eyebrows off. It is, to this day, the absolutely meanest, most horrific thing I have ever done. Joe had a locker directly across from mine in the freshman hallway, and two days before Halloween, I overheard him telling a boy I really, really liked that I would [...]