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The First Night

“Well, this can’t possibly be a good idea.” One AM, lying next to my husband who had likely fallen asleep ten minutes before he actually hit the pillow, in a kimchi-flavored bed. The “love motel” where we had been put up for the week had mystified us from the moment the cabbie had dropped us […]

Writing as Therapy

I know I said a couple weeks ago that I would be posting about cartoons on Mondays during November, but my heart’s not there today. Sorry, everyone who was looking forward to hearing me talk about the Bubble Guppies. Please accept this GIF of Wednesday Addams dancing as a token of my contrition. Let’s talk about writing instead. Because […]

Nearly Wordless Wednesday – erm, Thursday: Sticktoittiveness

Next time you think you can’t do something, just remember that there are self-aware signs all over our country that are making it in the real estate biz.   That pile of laundry doesn’t look too daunting now, does it? ♥   This is the tenth installment of National Emily Posts Month (NaEmPoMo). Connect on Facebook […]

Never Gonna Let You Down

I hate it when the Internet makes me think. What’s even worse is when it makes me feel. This is what happened a couple weeks ago. I was scrolling through Facebook when I came across a link with a Buzzfeedy vibe to it, boasting 27 facts that are sure to blow my mind. Ever the sucker […]

Nearly Wordless Wednesday: Baby on Board

Everyone knows or has heard of one person who has given birth in a car. The miracle of life defies location. But how often do you see a car giving birth to another car?   The new family is registered at AutoZone. ♥ This is the fourth installment of National Emily Posts Month (NaEmPoMo). Connect on […]

Wherein I Reveal One of Humanity’s Most-Guarded Secrets

Have you ever had one of those moments when you realize that all the events in your life have lined up just so that the world can reveal one of its hiddenmost secrets to you? I had one of those today. Please make sure you’re sitting down for the duration of this post because I […]

You Are What You Tweet

Ever since I went back to work full-time in June, I have been both fully present and fully absent in the blogosphere. The Waiting has lived up to its name: it sits patiently waiting to receive my critical observations regarding Buzzfeed and cloth diapers, to which I do not give it a scrap. This blog’s […]

Let’s all hold hands and lose our minds together.

So, every November, writers and bloggers the world over are peer pressured invited to take part in literary self-flagellation of epic proportions. Today kicks off National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and National Blog Post Month (NaBloPoMo). NaNoWriMo – commonly  referenced as National Sh*%$y First Draft Month – puts writers up to the challenge of