It is easier to find the lost city of Atlantis than it is to find your own dental floss when five women are staying in a single hotel room. Five thousand bloggers can bring the best free wifi to its knees. People, even famous-y people, are super friendly (or possibly drunk), including Ree Drummond (Pioneer […]
On the Move
The title of this post has a dangling modifier…and possibly other dangly bits. But I wanted to tell you of an online writing conference that is going on in just a few days, something you can enjoy in the comfort of your “Zombies Rule” pjs. WANACon is February 22 and 23 and is packed with […]
For those who’ve read The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, I am the meaning of life. For those who haven’t, here’s some math. My husband got me this birthday cake two years ago. It’s a bit moldy now. ~*~* Sometime this spring, I plan on changing the look of my blog. In particular, I’m going […]
ADVANCE PEEK If you want a Twitter-length, list view of three of the stories in my book, Don’t Lick the Minivan, I’m over at Ted Fox Is Awesome dishing out parenting advice, of the ironic variety. Go visit. He’s a hilarious guy, likely because he hasn’t had kids. (Understanding cause and effect has never been […]
I know. It’s Christmas Eve. Maybe I should put away the sass. After all, I’m sipping a cup of tea, warm from the -25C temps outside, and listening to Christmas music I like (Thank you, Matt Andersen, for recording the best ever version of O Holy Night). [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UuQ6CUr2kRg] Before you think I’ve started scrapbooking or […]
First, in the news department: My book, Don’t Lick the Minivan: And Other Things I Never Thought I’d Say to My Kids, is up on Amazon! Here’s the cover: Second, the sucking-at-something part. I suck at giveaways. My cop out for this is that I’m not a completer-finisher. Although I managed to finish my manuscript, if […]
I’m blogging over at HuffPo today. Click over to check out Top 13 Horror Movies for Parents. Enjoy.
William wandered over to me with his latest Lego creation. He’d hobbled together eight spacecraft, each piloted by a gruesome creature. We looked at them, and Will explained the marvels of each ship. He held one up. “This one’s undead, Mom.” Viv, who was drawing with pastels, perked up at this word. “That’s the title […]
This is my 399th post. Over the past two years, I cannot tell you how many times my readers (you!) have made me laugh in the comments. I regularly spew chai on my keyboard and think, “I wish I’d thought of that.” If you don’t believe me, check out the comments on these posts: Inappropriate […]
I am now blogging for The Huffington Post. Check out my first post by clicking the above image or this title: You Know You’re a Canadian When… Enjoy.