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A Woman in a Bathing Suit

It’s International Women’s Day, so perhaps this video is poorly timed. We’re supposed to feel strong today. We’re supposed to celebrate each other and ourselves. And I’ve created a parody movie trailer making light of women’s body issues.

Hmm. Continue reading “A Woman in a Bathing Suit”

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Like Pulling Teeth


This morning, I had my last wisdom tooth pulled, which means as you read this I’m probably sleep and/or in pain.

My son has a loose tooth, so he’s a little confused about my tooth being pulled. Shouldn’t it fall out on its own?


Thankfully, my husband has taken the day off work to take care of me. I might just hole up in my shed while he takes care of the kids.

We’ll see how long it takes for my kids (or my husband) to come out and bust down the shed door.

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Nursery Rhymes Go Modern

*Note: If you’ve ever looked up the backstories of nursery rhymes, they’re often quite serious, political, or even tragic. I’ve followed that model here. Somewhat.mother hubbard

Not only is Old Mother Hubbard in great shape (she does Pilates and eats Paleo), but she is tech savvy and a big fan of her friend, Alexa. Thankfully, her job in the tech industry treated her well and she’s able to afford a few luxuries, even in her golden years, including premium dog treats for her faithful labrador, Lucille Ball. She is a crusader for animal rights. Continue reading “Nursery Rhymes Go Modern”