this was not the year i thought it would be. i am older, definitely. wiser, perhaps. exhausted from our ups and downs and hopeful for what is to come. maybe tomorrow, i’ll be back here with tales of surprises and hidden delights, until then…the sky is my favorite color of blue and the moon has arrived in the shape of a smile. it’s cool outside. i’ve spent time, as my birthday looms large,...
wonderdad says it’s almost time for the big feast. which is excellent news, since i’m so hungry, i’m about to eat one of the kids.
Anonymous asked: How would you respond to a boss that told you to wear make up and fix your hair better? That's what my boss to me last week (no, I'm not a ho but now I feel like I should be). I was speechless,
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wonderdad and I met online. so, there’s that…
b would like everyone to know that my present ISN’T the clipboard. it’s UNDER the clipboard. she gets the clipboard back when this party is over.
since we don’t have the girls tomorrow on my birthday, our little family is celebrating tonight. b and wonderdad have commandeered our neighbor’s kitchen (he is out of town) and are making a feast. good thing i haven’t eaten all day. also, b has been wanting to give me her present since last night!
let the pre-birthday spa day commence.
Justin Bieber has two options: He either has to laugh off all the crazy stuff...– Our advice for The Biebs, post-Billboard booing. (via entertainmentweekly)
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we’re talking about the tornado in Oklahoma. i wonder aloud, given the climate, lack of obvious geographical distinction and propensity for devastating acts of nature, why people still choose to live there. the following occurs: wonderdad: there are so many nice places to live that don’t have tornadoes. like California. They should live here. we have earthquakes, sure, but it’s...
reason #902 why I love him
wonderdad has been baking my birthday cake. two days in advance. He just walked it next door to put it in our neighbor’s fridge. while NOT WEARING PANTS.
if you have champagne at home, you should chill some. I have an announcement in a little while. and no. wonderdad and I aren’t getting married.
my apologies if I am difficult this week.
reading many posts about the scourge of Monday. I am very sorry for those of you suffering through it. But, for me? IT’S FRIDAY!!!!
turnabout is fair play.
one of our children just uttered the phrase: too much melted butter on French toast is gross. finally, FINALLY, it is appropriate to say: she’s not my child.
the fireworks, shot out of canons on the queen mary, heralding the end of pride weekend (how’s that for a metaphor?) just started outside our window. i told the girls they could get up and watch them. a few minutes in, b says: we should probably get back to bed. only child in the world who sees fireworks and thinks, “meh. i’d rather sleep.”
if yahoo just bought tumblr … what happens to us?
also…jello is a bullshit dessert.
annoyance - irrational or not - still feels...
wednesday is my birthday. it sounds less fun than it is when you remember you’re far away from your sister and your other relatives and when you remember that the family you created does not exist in the same house on wednesdays. it sounds less fun when you remember you are separated by work and miles from your friends and you’re in the middle of untold ridiculousness at work so...
it’s entirely possible I am helping raise one of the most fantastic people ever.
dressing by committee
me: should I wear the red shoes or the … b: RED! me: you didn’t even look at my outfit. b: don’t need to. wizard of oz.
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we got to watch fireworks from the girls’ bedroom this evening. long beach gay pride weekend is packed with awesomeness!
wonderdad is singing my least favorite lullaby.
i only like Kevin Costner in baseball movies. “For the Love of the Game” is a good one.
Your soul doesn’t care what you do for a living - and when your life is over,...– Neale Donald Walsch (via hashpe)
at work today...
…I am in hell. giant gossiping baby hell. and I am having an excellent hair day.
God doesn't give you the people you want, he gives...
melissajoykong: My feeling exactly.
I had a remarkably good day at work. so, i’m taking the family out to dinner to celebrate.
any news report that begins, “the German government says that if Justin Beiber wants his monkey back…” is a guaranteed channel change.
heading into my office finale blackout now. see you in a few hours.
wake up call
i woke up to a wonderful email this morning … my piece debuted in my sweet friends’ class today at the living well. it was very exciting. and scary. but all the best things are. here it is … for my friends here, who may wonder how i got here … but mostly, it’s for those of you who are searching for something of your own: When it comes to awakening to the...
Stop hiding from it and let the joy you wait for catch up with you now.– Daily Haiku on Love by Tyler Knott Gregson (via tylerknott)