A few years back, I noticed this trend around Barrington where many of the blonde women were wearing Black Puffy Jackets. Someone I absolutely love and adore has a Black Puffy Jacket and regularly makes fun of me for making fun of the jackets. So, one day, when a BLACK PUFFY JACKET showed up in […]
Why I Don’t Own a Cell Phone
A good friend once suggested I write a post about why I don’t own a cell phone and call it, “Where are you?” because every time I call someone on their cell phone, I always start by asking where they are, because, frankly, they could be anywhere.* So, why don’t I own a cell phone? […]
As if the Word Staycation Weren’t Annoying Enough
This article was published in the local Patch in 2010 in response to the question: How do you create a “staycation” for your family? I find the best way to create a vacation at home is to set up the expectation with my children that we don’t — as a rule — jet off. Any. […]
Are You a Stepford Wife?
I will often spot a Stepford Wife in downtown Swankington and then make fun of her on Facebook. The funny thing is that many of my friends end up taking my comments personally, thinking they are just like the Stepford Wife I’m ridiculing. But it’s not true! So I decided to create the Are You a Stepford Wife […]