I smell like a goat. Or maybe smelling like a goat would be an upgrade. I smell more like a goat if it was eaten by a horse and then shit out days later, spread across a pig pasture, rolled in for weeks, and then deposited on the floor of a barn during a heatwave.
Author: Jyl Barlow
A Recipe for Memories
For me, it is not the food but the hug that I will miss the most. Walt towered over me so when greeted, it was enveloping, instantly muffling my ears so that I could barely hear him ask, “How have you been?” I’ve been alright, Chef, but I sure wish I’d had a chance to see you one last time.
Mother’s Day Review
Preamble: I did get a late start on this blog, so apologies for any unseen typos. I got a late start because I had to empty the dishwasher. More on that later. I’m almost positive that last year I pledged in this very forum to switch up Mother’s Day this year. Or maybe the forgotten … Continue reading Mother’s Day Review
Junior Prom: A Note to My Son
Well, we’re here. Junior Prom. How is that even possible? And is there any chance at all of prepping the child who is currently experiencing a case of the Terrible-Seventeens? Probably not, but I did give it a go.
Would you ever walk out of a relationship simply to avoid saying, "Hey, nice job!"? Before you do, ask yourself this: What am I really feeling?
Am I kicking myself for never discussing cats as a non-negotiable when on the path to marriage? Yes. Absolutely.
Remember in Monday's blog where I did a little double asterisk thingy? No? It's fine. I'm not mad. Really. It looked like this: "I do try to remind myself that my “Open Book” policy should be reserved for my blog or podcast.**" Or this: podcast** Right, well anyway ... it's fine. Here I am on … Continue reading Mid-Week Surprise!
Public Meltdown (thank you, Drew)
God bless you, Drew Barrymore. You always were a Firestarter.
But why cruise?
One of the most common things I hear from people when I tell them we are cruising (again) is, “Oh, I could never do that … “ I always volley back with, “Oh, but you could and you should and go sign up immediately because you will still have two years to hem and haw.”
Meet the Author!
If you're local to Richmond (the one in Virginia), mark your calendar! I'll be hosting a book signing at The Local Cup in Mechanicsville (also the one in Virginia). April 22, 2023: 2:00pm-4:00pm Haven't bought What to Expect When You Weren't Expecting yet? No worries, The Local Cup will have copies available! If you'd like … Continue reading Meet the Author!