Archive for the ‘venting’ Category

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Testing 123

I'm not dead; I'm writing.
Posted in knitting, obessions, venting, writing on 06/16/2010 08:18 pm

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Etiquette for Friends and Relatives of Authors that I’m Making up off the Top of my Head Right Now

1. It’s okay if you can’t attend your friend or relative’s book launch party. You don’t have to write the author …

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Posted in venting, work, writing on 01/21/2010 07:12 pm

Thursday, April 23, 2009

I want to be Amish.

You know? I want to live in a house that I built and cook food that I gathered or raised myself. I want to sew my own clothes and knit my own blankets. I want …

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Posted in domestic, parenting, venting, wedding stuff, work on 04/23/2009 10:34 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

Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Guess what? 25 Random Facts About Me!

because I have been inspired.

Now, all I have to do is think of 25 new things to tell y’all, apart from the stuff divulged in the 100 things meme I did back

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Posted in domestic, meme, parenting, psychobabble, vanity, venting, writing on 03/18/2009 10:58 pm

Thursday, March 12, 2009

getting married

Part of the reason I’m marrying my boyfriend Dat is that we share many of the same values and beliefs. Like “Art is a priority” and “You should never do something just because everyone else does it.” We’re …

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Posted in cats, domestic, my sex life, venting, wedding stuff on 03/12/2009 11:27 am

Thursday, January 22, 2009

Being a writer.

A couple of weeks ago, I reached that point in a writer’s career where the writer stops reading reviews and stops searching for her own name on the Internet. Not a moment too soon – it was …

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Posted in parenting, venting, writing on 01/22/2009 02:53 am

Tuesday, December 9, 2008

this weekend

I’m going to be at the Edward James Olmos 6th Annual Houston Latino Book and Family Festival on Sunday, at noon, on their children’s stage in the George R. Brown Convention Center, reading my first book for kids, …

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Posted in Houston, obessions, venting, writing on 12/09/2008 12:13 pm

Friday, December 5, 2008

Now I have time to be stressed out.

I haven’t written here lately because I’ve been under some stress, and I never feel like talking on the blog (or to anyone) when I’m under stress. But now it’s all over, …

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Posted in domestic, Houston, psychobabble, venting, wedding stuff, writing on 12/05/2008 12:08 am

Thursday, November 6, 2008

I live in a Red State

and therefore envy those of you who don’t. I wanted, on Election Night, to be somewhere full of people. But I couldn’t think of where that place might be, in my part of town. …

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Posted in Houston, politics, venting on 11/06/2008 01:35 pm