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I have a blog? Seriously? Cause I totally forgot.

Logging in today felt really weird. It’s only been a couple of weeks since I last blogged but I almost felt like when I log in to myspace to get pictures of my ex for a facebook

I’m Officially Dating a Crazy Cat Lady

Let me just say right now that I am not a cat person. I’m ok with cats, and I’ll pet them or whatever, but I don’t want to own one. The boy, however, has a cat. I

It’s Difficult to Offend Me But…

Last night, someone succeeded in spectacular fashion. How? By being offended by me. I’m sure many of you saw the interchange, or at least parts of it on Twitter. I posted that right after I got cut

Not to be your mom, but please listen

I wasn’t planning on blogging today, and I never plan to ask you guys to promote my posts, but this is one exception. Please, please pass this one on. Last night, my former roommate told me she

Dinnerpalooza

Crossposted from Foodiepalooza (regular programming to resume soon…promise): One of the things we aim to do here at Foodiepalooza is to turn those of you who might be a little kitchen timid into culinary rock stars. Though

Sure, she looks innocent…

You wouldn’t figure tons of potty-borne humor is flying from those delicate little lips these days. Well, it is. “It’s about poop,” she’ll scream, laughing herself silly. “Poop, I tell you. Poop!!!” And it’s also about pee-pee,

Words

He cannot speak in complete sentences now. He cannot remember words. And yet, for some reason, my father walked out of a hospital in Biloxi, Miss. last week and drove 150 miles down I-10 to an apartment

Tiger in the Bayou

A couple of years ago, my father gave my mother this $500 picture of a tiger in the bayou. The print was done by Louisiana artist George Rodrigue, who is known for his Blue Dog paintings. Proceeds

In Retrospect

All in all, it was a very good trip. We got to get away from the city for more than a night. Avery got to experience new surroundings and, though there were some hiccups, she fared well

Date Night at My House

When we don’t score a babysitter for a hot night out on the town, Friday night around these here parts is about making a terrific meal, sitting down with a drink (or 7,000) and enjoying a movie