So I Finally Finished Binge-Watching LOST On Netflix

I finished watching the final episode of LOST at 2:30am Monday morning, which was really stupid considering I had to be up for work in three hours. Strangely, I felt no lingering exhaustion yesterday and even went to bed early. It decided to hit me today, and I'm seriously yawning as I type this.But back to LOST.I started binge-watching it a month or so ago, taking in several episodes on each of my kid-free weekends whenever I could ....more

6 Things Everyone Working Retail Wishes You'd Remember

The holiday season is upon us once again, and as I watch the commercials on TV, wade through the decorations at the Mall, and watch store owners prepping to open earlier than ever on Thanksgiving Day, I think the same thing I do every year:Thank God I'm not in retail anymore....more

Sometimes You Forget How Alone You Are....Until It Hits You In The Face

So, it's official. Charles Manson is getting married, and I'm still single.Not just unmarried, mind you. Single. Alone. Just me, myself and I.Yeah, yeah...I could probably find my own serial killer psychopath if I looked hard enough, I know. I'm the only one to blame for not pursuing that. It's not like they're evading me or going anywhere....more

Sometimes You Forget How Alone You Are - Until It Hits You In The Face

So, it's official.Charles Manson is getting married, and I'm still single. Not just unmarried, mind you. Single ....more

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