Posts in category "spirituality"

Screw you, Taylor Swift. I can't just 'shake it off.'

Screw you, Taylor Swift. I can't just 'shake it off.'
Heartbreakers gonna break, break, break And the fakers gonna fake, fake, fake Baby I’m just gonna shake, shake, shake Shake it off, Shake it off — Taylor Swift *** We all have THAT THING that still takes us out at the knees – that memory/decision/thing/death/betrayal/love that can still creep up on us and attack our... Read more »

Old Single Mom responds to her new fans at Fox News!

Old Single Mom responds to her new fans at Fox News!
Hey, guys! So things got pretty exciting, yesterday, once I noticed that John Stossel had used a picture of me to promote the re-airing of his show that I was on a few months ago: “Parenting Wars.” Click here to go to the link of yesterday’s post! Can I just say: boy howdy, and hello!... Read more »

I can't stop playing "Plants vs Zombies!"

I can't stop playing "Plants vs Zombies!"
Without a hint of exaggeration or dramatics, I can honestly say that, for the past two days, I have done nothing but play Plants vs Zombies on my Ipad. “Braaaaaaaainnns…” (If you are unfamiliar with the app, the object is to destroy all the zombies, some wearing traffic cones on their heads, before they eat... Read more »
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Dear Son: That whole Santa thing? I lied.

Dear Son: That whole Santa thing? I lied.
Dear Son: I could see the doubt in your eyes from the beginning, when I told you the tale of a big fat man dressed in red, who, one night a year, circles the entire globe in a sleigh pulled by **ahem** flying reindeer. No chimney? No problem! Because magic; the same magic that makes... Read more »

Dear Camille Cosby: We need to hear from you.

Dear Camille Cosby, I would say that you don’t know me, but that wouldn’t be completely true. You have met thousands of people just like me over the years. I’m just another regular American who appreciated and enjoyed your husband’s brilliance. And while I don’t know you personally, you are not a total stranger to... Read more »

Politics-Shmolitics, Chicago is awesome.

Politics-Shmolitics, Chicago is awesome.
Last night I had one of those magical nights in Chicago. I’m sure magic exists everywhere: when that certain je ne sais qua transforms a place into its own brand of Oz. But if you are from Chicago, you’re down with magic I witnessed last night. As cold and corrupt and segregated as this place... Read more »
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Why Tinder scares the living crap out of me

Why Tinder scares the living crap out of me
Let me get this straight: Tinder is like a dating gong show, where profile pictures are the acts, and someone’s greasy-ass thumb is the gong? And in this smart phone gong show, the fate of my date-worthiness is decided in a single glance? Oh Hell No, Tinder. I am not sure whether my Tinder-Horror says... Read more »

Deciding to medicate your ADD/ADHD kid can be tough. Maybe this will help..

Deciding to medicate your ADD/ADHD kid can be tough. Maybe this will help..
(Disclaimer: I am not a medical professional. I am speaking out on this subject purely from my own world view, having made the decision to take medication to tame my ADD-riddled brain.) I get it that we don’t want a nation of drugged-up kids, and that Big Pharma shouldn’t be a substitute for good parenting.... Read more »

Go on with your bad self, Renee Zellweger!

Go on with your bad self, Renee Zellweger!
Go on with your bad self, Renee Zellweger. Yea…she looks different. I agree, but I’ll get to that in a minute. *** There have been three windows of time in my life where remarkable pain jumped me in the alley and bitch slapped me into a new dimension. One such time was July of 2006,... Read more »
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How Facebook has revolutionized the modern birthday

How Facebook has revolutionized the modern birthday
For all the guff that Facebook gets (it’s – “too impersonal,” “too invasive,” “get yer face out of your phone”) there is one undeniable perk: Facebook birthdays. They are an experience that was not available to us humans before the captivating blue playground on our smart phones. I would even go so far as to... Read more »