Mental{ish}

Facebook: The Ultra Annoying Wind Beneath My Wings Who Rants About Politics And Care Bears

Photo credit: Foter.com Fucking Facebook, AMIRITECANIGETANAMENHOLLABACKGURL. I tried to quit it, but it pulled me back.  Who run the world?  Marky Z, that’s who. All of my son’s activities connect through Facebook groups and without an account, I would not have the fresh 411 on all of his extracurricular shenanigans.  Which blows.  Because I love a good shenanigan.  But I… Read more →

Friday Faver – NYC

 Twin towers   H&H bagels Magnolia Bakery pastel colored, vanilla buttercream cupcakes.  People watching in Washington Square in fall.  Channa roti from India House in Park Slope.  Bodegas.  Bodega cats.  The Union Square holiday market.  The warm puff from the subway doors on a blustery winter night.  Midtown Comics.  Goodfellas pizza.  The strangers that help carry kids in strollers up… Read more →

Ermahgerd Hermskerl – Is Homeschooling For Dummies Like Me?

When my friend told me years ago that she was planning to homeschool her kids, I was deeply concerned.  And being me, I voiced those deep concerns.  About the thing that every non-homeschooling person that ever lived is concerned about.  Say it together now, friends and neighbors, SOCIALIZATION.  I also worried about her sanity, being trapped in the house all… Read more →

Shout It Into The Void

My feelings have always been larger than my life.  Music was one way I was able to let them out into the world. My first car was this ticket to freedom and it came with a soundtrack which was loud and ever present.  I would travel, at unfortunate speeds and with reckless derring do, the many highways that blanket Houston, projectile… Read more →