humor

the badbye

To say it’s been a challenging year would be like calling a cucumber a pickle. Well, sort of. Anyway, my point is that I’m not all that surprised to have found myself driving across the country and through the middle of nowhere last weekend, for purposes of saying goodbye to a dying family member. The […]

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It’s a Beautiful Day in Someone’s Neighborhood

[Queue piano ditty.] [Screen text: Missus Abernathy’s ShadyHood] [Enter trolly car from the left, pan right following trolly.] [Zoom to yellow house mid-screen, with quick camera transition to flashing yellow traffic light.] [Camera pans left as I enter the room singing “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood”–poorly and off key.] [Stopping at the closet, I […]

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pop it like it’s hot

I am most definitely not one to ignore a sign from God, especially one suggesting that I take my shirt off, so I was a bit confused and slightly torn over how to handle the situation when the chest-central button on my blouse busted off in the middle of a lunch meeting today. At first, […]

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ovaries vs. NOvaries

Very recently, I was diagnosed with the breast cancer gene–the one made famous by Angelina Jolie.  The diagnosis has left me with some mixed emotions, mostly centered on how, exactly, I should reach out to Angie for support and, oh, maybe a lifetime of friendship and camaraderie, but at the very least a happy hour […]

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oh snap, El’s back

I’ve taken a break from this blog–and apparently have decided to break the silence by stating the obvious.  Moving on.   Things were getting out of control with this Bachelorette finale that is my life.  There’s something shockingly hopeless about going to bed hammered and happy after a college party and then waking up to […]

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