Archive for the ‘getting older’ Category

Sunday, March 30, 2014


Things I did today that, as recently as a year ago, I would’ve sworn never to be caught dead doing, ever:

1. Dressed myself in workout gear, knowing full well that I probably wouldn’t work out today.

2. Decided to …

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Posted in domestic, getting older, married life on 03/30/2014 07:57 pm

Friday, November 1, 2013

Idee Fixe

When I was a teenager, I spent a lot of after-school and summer time at a non-profit arts organization-type place called MECA. I took dance and voice lessons there, performed in their performances, ate whatever free food they had lying …

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Posted in culture, fantasies, getting older, obessions, superstition, writing on 11/01/2013 03:15 pm

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Blogger’s Guilt

Hey, everybody.

So, over the past year or so, I’ve been thinking a lot about blogging and its evolution and about “online brands” (for want of a not-annoying phrase). For various reasons, I decided to pull back on how much …

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Posted in books, getting older, obessions, reminiscing, writing on 05/15/2013 06:32 pm

Monday, May 4, 2009

like the ladies from Fleetwood Mac

We went to the Fleetwood Mac concert here in Houston last night. It was good — they’re very good musicians. We were sad that Christine McVie didn’t tour with them. But it was still …

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Posted in getting older, music, reminiscing on 05/04/2009 12:50 am

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Stuck Inside a Starbucks with the Colored Pencil Blues

If a copyeditor was copyediting this blog entry, she’d probably read that title and then attach a little Post-It that said, “Did you mean ‘blue colored pencil’? Please clarify.” You know …

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Posted in getting older, wedding stuff on 04/14/2009 03:34 am

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Houston is the fattest city in the United States because Don’t look a gift horse in the mouth if you’re not paying for the oats it eats.

Since my fiance and I started carpooling to work, I pushed my 8-hour …

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Posted in getting older, hating, Houston, venting, wedding stuff, writing on 03/24/2009 11:07 am