Happy Friday! Time For Another Visit To The Gallery of Awesome Stuff

It's Friday, it's really, really freaking cold outside, and I would like to be independently wealthy and sipping a mai-tai on a beach somewhere.Obviously, that is not going to be happening today.But all is not lost. I have assembled an amazing gallery of awesome stuff for your perusal:Let's start with these: And this: Read more » ...more

Of Mice And Men And Mermaids: The Challenge Of Special Needs And Siblings

"Mom will you sing 'Morningtown Train' tonight?" she asks as we eat dinner."Oh, Boo, you know I can't. That song is too long and David climbs all over me and ruins it for us," I say.Anna nods, dejectedly. "How about...'Goodnight, My Someone'?" she asks, hopefully."Okay," I relent. "But only the first verse. You two need to get to bed."...more

Of Mice And Men And Mermaids: The Challenge Of Special Needs And Siblings

"Mom will you sing 'Morningtown Train' tonight?" she asks as we eat dinner."Oh, Boo, you know I can't. That song is too long and David climbs all over me and ruins it for us," I say.Anna nods, dejectedly. "How about...'Goodnight, My Someone'?" she asks, hopefully."Okay," I relent ....more

5 Reasons Why I Would Totally Date The Hell Out Of Me

 I am datable. I mean, I am really, really datable. At least, in my mind I am. I haven't actually tried to apply this principle, you understand. It's more like a theory right now....more

Mostly Wordless Wednesday: My Life Philosophy Regarding The Cold

It's an oldieBut a goldieAnd still holds true todayThis is how I personally feel about winterAnd about life, in general ...more

Embracing New Traditions After Divorce: Celebrating Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

 It was 2010, and Thanksgiving was fast approaching....more

Five Reasons Why I Would Totally Date The Hell Out Of Me

I am datable. I mean, I am really, really datable.At least, in my mind I am. I haven't actually tried to apply this principle, you understand ....more

Once Upon A Time, Season 4/Episode 8 Recap: The Episode Where Regina And Robin Totally Did It

 We begin today's Epic Two Hour Episode in Arendelle, where the Snow Queen is seen hiding the Magical Hat of Overwhelming Power in an extremely shallow hole in the ground (apparently...more

Once Upon A Time, Season 4/Episode 8 Recap: The Episode Where Regina And Robin Totally Did It

We begin today's Epic Two Hour EpisodeTM! in Arendelle, where the Snow Queen is seen hiding the Magical Hat of Overwhelming Power in an extremely shallow hole in the ground (apparently, the hat has no effect on groundhogs) and freezing it over for good measure.She seeks out the Sorcerer, talks to his apprentice and offers him a deal: find me a magical blonde baby and you'll get your hat back. She makes the deal by uttering her words (as usual) in a smiling, creepy deadpan, three words at a time ....more

Embracing New Traditions After Divorce: Celebrating Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

It was 2010, and Thanksgiving was fast approaching. For the first time in all my life, I was going to be spending Thanksgiving alone.Thanksgiving, once I became a married woman, was always about my husband's family. We didn't live anywhere near mine, so we always traveled on the holiday, catching up with his side of the family ....more