The Lies I Tell Myself: Part 1, #NaBloPoMo

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Lie, Lay, Lied Grammar! Sex! Sleep Deprivation! And exploring the lies I tell myself. “Lie, Lay, Lied” was the original title and premise of my blog. The inside joke was that I can never remember whether to say “lie” or “lay” even though I’m a self-proclaimed grammar geek.

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Proof

A long time ago, in a land far, far away, I was married to a shape-shifter. It was not magical. Oh, at first it was feet-sweeping. Fresh out of college, working at a bookstore, getting all that attention from an older guy–a musician! a poet!– who clearly liked me. It was an unprecedented time. I’d […]

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Screen Time: A Conversation with Jean Rystrom

Originally posted on Parenting in Portland:
Screen Time: A Conversation with Jean Rystrom  “We have a problem with screen time,” declares my husband. I glance up from my iPad and mumble, “I know. I just have to respond to this comment first.”  Ten minutes later, I wander out to the living room to find my…

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Starting Over: When Zombies Date

Single Zombie Female seeks Single Human Male for friendship, long walks, movies, and possibly more. Must have an open mind and a strong stomach. Necrophilia a plus. No smoking. For a picture, email me at Z_princess82@zmail.com. “There,” she thought, as she hit the ‘submit’ button.  “That should do it. I am ready for a fresh […]

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