Archive for the ‘Christmas’ Category

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Belated Thanksgiving

It makes me feel weird/ungrateful/Catholic-shameful not to post a list of thanks in November. So it has to be done, even if it’s a month late. Here’s a slight portion of all the stuff I’ve been thankful for lately:

1. …

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Posted in cats, Christmas, domestic, karaoke, married life, obessions, parenting, Thanksgiving on 12/29/2010 06:12 am

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

I can see, now, why people become recluses.

Because I feel reclusive lately. I’ve been “on break” from writing for… um… months?… and am just starting to think about what I want to write next, and sometimes I think about posting small things on this blog or on …

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Thursday, January 15, 2009

Let’s get the cyclical stuff out of the way, first.

1. Lost weight but then gained weight, trying to lose weight, yo-yo-dieting is not good, Gilad, Sharon Mann, CathE, Shimmy, I mean I still like myself no matter what size …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, obessions on 01/15/2009 03:42 am

Monday, December 22, 2008

Merry Christmas to my cats, who don’t know anything.

Yesterday we gave the cats a new, expensive scratching post. They weren’t as grateful as you might imagine. But that’s how cats are – it takes a while for them to …

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Posted in cats, Christmas, domestic on 12/22/2008 12:14 pm

Thursday, December 18, 2008

After typing the section below, I see that we’re a bunch of “ironic” people.

We went to Hobby Slobby last night and, man, were there a lot of shoppers in a bad mood. I felt bad for them – why …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, Houston on 12/18/2008 12:12 pm

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

obligatory Thanksgiving gratefulness list paragraphs

The other day I was thinking about writing a “thankful for” list for this blog, and immediately got whiny and self-pitying, in my mind, over all the little things for which I’m not grateful this …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, Thanksgiving on 11/19/2008 12:42 am

Sunday, October 26, 2008


I never write, I never call. Soon, though. Almost finished being busy here. Literally, I don’t know how I get everything done.


Last night I dreamed Matt Damon and I ran into each other and got to talking …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, dreams, Halloween, Thanksgiving, wedding stuff, writing on 10/26/2008 10:36 pm

Wednesday, December 26, 2007


I went to Flickr, was disappointed that no one’s posted many xmas photos, then reminded myself that I haven’t posted any, either.

Our Christmas went really well. Hope yours did, too. We baked. A while back, my youngest son …

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Posted in Christmas, dreams, fantasies, materialism on 12/26/2007 06:00 pm

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Thoughts on Fictional Aspergers

There are two fictional characters I suspect of having Asperger’s Syndrome, whether or not the actors were consciously portraying them that way:

1. Napoleon Dynamite.

2. Bill Haverchuck of Freaks and Geeks.

Or maybe I’m …

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Posted in Aspergers, Christmas, pop culture, sexism, venting on 12/20/2007 05:57 am

Monday, December 3, 2007

A Plainclotheshorse

Sometimes I want to tell y’all what I find at the thrift stores, and maybe post pictures of my finds, but then I don’t, because I’ve realized that I like pretty boring clothes.

Today, for instance, I am …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, insects, pop culture, psychobabble, thrifting, vanity on 12/03/2007 12:04 pm