“Why does she get a necklace?”

Well, Mom, I made it through today. I’ve never been particularly good at holidays. I always wait until the last minute to buy gifts or groceries or anything else that one needs to celebrate a holiday. I inherited those habits from you. But, I always liked your motto: “I’m not late, I got here whenContinue reading ““Why does she get a necklace?””

Why did we stop carrying swords?

It has always been a pet peeve of mine when people ask rude questions, but then I’m the one who ends up feeling awkward as I try to figure out how to respond to them without making them feel uncomfortable. For example, the person on the elevator who recently asked if I was pregnant. WhyContinue reading “Why did we stop carrying swords?”

“May the odds be ever in your favor”

I love one-liners. They can be funny, sarcastic, inspiring…doesn’t matter. But if it can fit in a box the size of a meme, and say something original that makes me feel something, I’m a fan. What I’ve realized lately though, is that sometimes what it makes me feel is anger. A lot of the time,Continue reading ““May the odds be ever in your favor””

“You’re just like your daddy!”

When I was growing up, any time I did something that was sort of sneaky, or involved a bad word, or was sarcastic, or told someone to go away and leave me alone, my mom would shake her head and say, “You’re just like your daddy!” Probably a lot of moms say this when theirContinue reading ““You’re just like your daddy!””

Etsy made me do it….

You know how some people deal with their emotions like adults? They journal, and they cry, and they talk to their friends? Well, that’s not me. When I get sad or stressed, I shop. It doesn’t have to be anything big, it can be nail polish. Make-up. New shoes. Just something. I’m very impulsive thatContinue reading “Etsy made me do it….”