Archive for May, 2010

It’s nice to be appreciated

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

The end of this school year marks my 2-year tenure as president of the PTA at the girls’ school.  Before that, I served for 3 years in a different volunteer leadership position. I got heavily involved in 2005 primarily because I was asked, but also because I thought it would be a good way for […]

How do you say, “TechBoo” en Francais*?

Tuesday, May 18th, 2010

*Humor me and pretend that that plain vanilla “c” in “Français” in the subject heading is a cedilla. For my fellow language freaks/geeks, the html code for the cedilla is ç Here’s how TechBoo and I have decided we want to celebrate our 40th birthdays in 2011 (we were born exactly 2 weeks apart): So […]

In case you have $125 to burn…

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

PantyO started following me on Twitter the other day, and I’m not exactly sure why. Look…I’m pushing 40, have had natural childbirth, and well, the old gray mare ain’t what she used to be.  Yet, TechBooHusband stays smiling so…*shrug*.  That said…even if I was having problems, I STILL wouldn’t blow $125 on PantyO, some drawse […]

“In the Case of Siovaughn Wade v. Gabrielle Union the Kids are the Losers”

Wednesday, May 12th, 2010

I weighn in on this hot mess here.

Flowers, Candy, and a Very Special Phone Call

Sunday, May 9th, 2010

So, great minds think alike.  For Mother’s Day, El Ex helped MiniMe and BabyGirl get me flowers and strawberries dipped in chocolate, 2 books that I can’t wait to read, and a white chocolate bar with almonds.  Now, anyone who knows me knows that I don’t care for chocolate…except for Godiva and Lindt chocolate.  And […]

More from the LiteraryMama archives: “Letting Go”

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

Mother’s Day is hard for me.  While I enjoy being celebrated as a mom, it’s a hard day for me as a daughter and a granddaughter.  So, I’ve decided to post some mama-related writing here.  My way of navigating these waters. First, a link to a tribute I wrote to my grandmother who helped raise […]

Our Marriage 2.0 in the Spotlight!

Friday, May 7th, 2010

My mama-writer-friend Rachel Sarah gives us some shine in “When You’re Married Long Distance.” Thanks, Rachel…xoxxoxo!

“My Daughter, My Self”

Thursday, May 6th, 2010

Mother’s Day is hard for me.  While I enjoy being celebrated as a mom, it’s a hard day for me as a daughter and a granddaughter.  So, over the next few days, I’m going to post some mama-related writing here.  My way of navigating these waters. Today’s post is from the archives of my Literary […]

My story, “On Death and Dating,” is in “Woman’s Work: The Short Stories”

Saturday, May 1st, 2010

GirlChild Press presents the third anthology in the “girl series” – Woman’s Work: The Short Stories. The collection will be released on June 15, 2010, but is currently available now at the pre-sale price of $10.00 at www.girlchildpress.com/products.html. Woman’s Work is a wonderful literary celebration. The writing is razor sharp and the storytelling compelling. In this provocative and […]