Archive for December, 2008

Co-Parenting Book Giveaway!

Wednesday, December 31st, 2008

Could you or someone you know benefit from a divorce or co-parenting resource such as Getting Divorced Without Ruining Your Life, Joint Custody with a Jerk, The Co-Parenting Survival Guide, or Making Divorce Easier on Your Child?   Co-Parenting101.org is having a book giveaway.  Leave a comment on the site, and you’ll automatically be entered […]

"Cancer is a Bitch" and other tales

Monday, December 29th, 2008

These days, books are falling into 4 categories around here: Books I Have to Read (or at Least Skim): *Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott, for a class I’m teaching *about a dozen books on co-parenting and divorce (skim city) for the book proposal I’m writing Books TechBoo Wants Us to Read Together: Catcher in […]

“Cancer is a Bitch” and other tales

Monday, December 29th, 2008

These days, books are falling into 4 categories around here: Books I Have to Read (or at Least Skim): *Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott, for a class I’m teaching *about a dozen books on co-parenting and divorce (skim city) for the book proposal I’m writing Books TechBoo Wants Us to Read Together: Catcher in […]

My interview with Lori L. Tharps, author of "Kinky Gazpacho"

Monday, December 29th, 2008

A Conversation with Lori L. Tharps

My interview with Lori L. Tharps, author of “Kinky Gazpacho”

Monday, December 29th, 2008

A Conversation with Lori L. Tharps

Butter Cookies and Wassail

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

This holiday season, I made the following recipes so many times I could make them in my sleep at this point. Now that I’ve perfected them, it seems fitting–in the spirit of the season– that I pass them along: Best Butter Cookies Ever Ingredients: 1 c. butter 1 c. sugar 1 tbsp. vanilla 1 egg […]

Remember how I'm not handy?

Friday, December 26th, 2008

Well, on Christmas Eve, I single-handedly put this together for BabyGirl… …using one of these: Mine is red and black. I even figured out how to change the bit.  It only took me 3 hours. I’m off to get a pedicure from BabyGirl.  She’s using the kit she gave me for Christmas. Merry Christmas and […]

Remember how I’m not handy?

Friday, December 26th, 2008

Well, on Christmas Eve, I single-handedly put this together for BabyGirl… …using one of these: Mine is red and black. I even figured out how to change the bit.  It only took me 3 hours. I’m off to get a pedicure from BabyGirl.  She’s using the kit she gave me for Christmas. Merry Christmas and […]

In which I am forced to be handy

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2008

So when I woke up this morning it was 9 degrees here. Last night, I discovered that my washing machine’s cold water pipe had frozen. So much for washing the comforter and other laundry I needed to do in preparation for my sister and niece’s arrival from Florida (yeah, we got that backwards). I prefer […]

And the laughs just keep coming

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

Conversation between MiniMe and BabyGirl in the car this morning: MM to BG: Do you remember that one Christmas when Mommy’s friend gave us that big bag with all those toys in it?  You know, the crazy lady? I don’t remember her name. BG: Oh, yeah!  I remember that! MM: Remember how big your eyes […]