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a carpenter’s dream

I have vivid memories from childhood of other kids calling me a carpenter’s dream–you know, flat as a board and stiff as a nail. But once I hit puberty–or, more aptly, once it hit me–that claim could be made no more. Unless, as I now suspect, a carpenter’s dream is also a hot chick with […]

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post- Chri$tma$ report

It’s the day after Christmas and millions of Americans are officially broke. Many are also disappointed in that World’s Best Dad tie from their son, 30-pack of underwear from their mother, or unidentifiable house plant from their husband. Well, that’s what you get for confusing Santa Christ with Jesus Claus, and commercializing a holiday that’s […]

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my 2012 time crapsule

Let’s give this a shot …  Today’s WordPress Daily Writing Challenge is as follows: Daily Prompt: Time Capsule The year is drawing to a close. What would you put in a 2012 time capsule? First of all, I wouldn’t use a time capsule.  I mean, how 1970s is that?!  Instead, I would hollow out the inside […]

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giving up has never smelled so bad

Before this morning, I hadn’t showered since Sunday.  I want to walk you through this decline into derelict because it really illustrates the downward spiral of how I have become just a shell of the woman I once was–and a dirty shell at that. Monday: When I woke up for work Monday morning, I just […]

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