Archive for the ‘venting’ Category

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Toby update

Toby spent the night in my oldest son’s room. Starbuck spent the night in the living room, instead of on my bed like she normally does. Was she guarding the whole house from Toby? I don’t know. After …

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Posted in cats, materialism, vanity, venting on 01/29/2008 11:30 am

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Life Skills

When I was in third grade at Roosevelt Elementary School, we had a very good teacher named Mrs. Dorothea Terry. Ms. Terry taught us a lot of important things outside the normal, Houston Independent School District sanctioned curriculum. …

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Posted in Houston, parenting, venting, writing on 01/09/2008 06:05 pm

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Happy 2008

Did you have a good New Year’s Eve? We did. My boyfriend Tad and his friends threw a party. At first, no one RSVPed on our Evite, because they all had clubs or hotel parties to attend. So …

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Posted in my sex life, psychobabble, venting, writing on 01/03/2008 11:52 am

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 17, 2007

How is it Monday already?

I have a long to-do list in my purse. Its primary purpose is as a focal point — it gives me something to look at while I say, “How in the hell am I going …

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Posted in meta, parenting, venting, writing on 12/17/2007 11:44 am

Saturday, November 24, 2007

reminder of what I have

2007 has been a disappointing year for me, for various reasons beyond my control. A year of rejections, failures, unexpected expenses and medical dramas. I’m calling it, in my mind, a year of learning experiences …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, fantasies, Houston, Letty, psychobabble, vanity, venting on 11/24/2007 09:35 pm

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

gimmicky “diet” book

I went to the bookstore the other day and came across a diet book called Skinny Bitch. Or Skinny Bitches, Skinny Bitch Diet… something like that. I had to flip through it to see what the …

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Posted in lookism, sexism, venting, writing on 11/21/2007 08:51 pm

Thursday, November 15, 2007

Extreme Annoyance

You aren’t going to know what I mean if you don’t know Houston streets, but I’m going to say this, anyway. There sure are a lot of stupid, rude people driving down Allen Parkway in the mornings lately. …

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Posted in domestic, sexism, Thanksgiving, vanity, venting on 11/15/2007 12:08 pm

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The Price of Working with Timbaland

Everyone wants to work with Timbaland but not everyone considers his price.

Timbaland (sounds like Timberland, one of Super Target’s house brands) is one of the best hip-hop producers in the business. His price …

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Posted in pop culture, venting on 10/31/2007 10:47 am

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Right Now

1. I am tired because tonight we did CathE’s workout instead of Gilad’s, and CathE is driven by demons. My triceps tremble and burn.

2. I am sad, tired, annoyed, resigned because my children’s dad is trying, aGAIN, …

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Posted in Halloween, parenting, vanity, venting on 10/25/2007 01:17 am