Braided

My love affair with braids began when I found out my aunt could do French braids. As soon as she would arrive at our house, she had either me or my sister in her lap, one braid please!…

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reaction

I heard an interview this morning on NPR with the author, Raquel Jaramillo who wrote a book called Wonder under the pen name, R.J. Palacio. I haven’t read the book and I probably won’t, to be honest because…

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this post is not about love

I read the PostSecret blog every week and last week there was a secret about somebody in their 50s feeling trapped and wanting to start over “alone.” It made me sad that they felt that way but it…

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three things…

1) i’m terrified of posting about the wedding. i have a post almost done about planning as my original plan was three posts and i have the actual wedding post about halfway done, but every time i think…

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family togetherness. no, closer. clooooooser. more close. ok, that’s good.

i have a very small family. chuck has a large family. so, now i guess i have a huge family. i’ve always wanted cousins but with a long ago dead uncle and a childless aunt, all i had…

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crazy dog lady speaks about bathing suits! extra! extra!

…the thing i forget in my awesome list of problems is, “NO SWEARS!” it’s gonna be an awesome vacation. no, but it will be fun. i’ll swear in my head. and on twitter. but i will not drink…

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i’m un-leaving-you-hanging

i wanted to update everyone because my last post happened then i kinda disappeared. here are some lovely bullet points for you to read… so, after several phone calls, emails and a couple of yelling phone calls, nothing…

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the dress: a never ending story

i’m going to do a wedding series, you guys. if that sounds boring and awful and why would i do such a thing? to you then i suggest you checkout now. in fact, why don’t you just save…

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i can’t even see straight

i will get back to the wedding posts, there will be pictures, i super promise but i’ve been de-railed and this is all i can think about. my niece was sexually assaulted in a high school corridor. i…

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sticks are very important for beach walks

i’m on vacation. you should send me an email to make me smile when i get back (my “vacation responder” might be on and it might be hilarious and you might get a surprise offer as well) (romeofoxtrotmike,…

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