Archive for October 2010

Creepy Trumps Trampy

I sent my daughter to school today with a bloody lip. But she was asking for it.  And, sick as it may sound, I kind of enjoyed giving it to her.  Except for when the blood dribbled too far down her chin and I had to sop it up with a tissue, and then later... Read more »

Onion Opine

The only thing that stinks more than an onion is the onion metaphor. You know the one, about peeling away the layers. Oh, sure, it tries to hide itself, differentiating in little ways, but it’s all the same odiferous slop: “It’s like peeling away the layers of an onion”; “Peel away all the layers of... Read more »

Backlash Blogging

As per usual, my timing is flawless.  My blog, which I’ve been writing for close to five years now, has just become the newest member of the ChicagoNow family of bloggers, right in time for the Mommy Blogger Backlash.        Apparently, there are a lot of people out there who seem to think women exploiting... Read more »