My Nest May be Empty, But My Kid Still Calls Me Mom

Irons in the Fire

Irons in the Fire

By on Sep 12, 2013 in Blather | 1 comment

Where did the phrase “too many irons in the fire” come from? A couple of days ago, I wrote in my status update on Facebook that I was feeling “cautiously optimistic.” That is because after years of suffering borderline depression over living in a borderline Depression (or a “jobless recovery,” or whatever you want to call it), my...

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My MOM Confession

My MOM Confession

By on Sep 9, 2013 in Agents of Zeitgeist, Sponsored, Television | 1 comment

I have a MOM confession to make: I am a TV addict. OK, maybe that’s not much of a secret. It’s not even something I am all that ashamed of. I guess it’s not that much of a confession, is it? Now that the Fall season is imminent, I will soon be lost to my family, as I immerse myself in all the networks’ new offerings. I have purchased a hard...

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Books and Artists in DTLA

Books and Artists in DTLA

By on Sep 9, 2013 in Food and Drink, SoCal Life | 0 comments

We spent yesterday afternoon walking around downtown Los Angeles (DTLA). This is something my husband I do often, with cameras in tow so we can photograph the place, while admiring the vibrant community that has grown there over the last decade. We didn’t take many pictures yesterday. I wasn’t especially keen to go this weekend. It has been hotter than...

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My Moment on the Million Second Quiz

My Moment on the Million Second Quiz

By on Sep 5, 2013 in Blather | 0 comments

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Fun things happened this week. A couple of days ago, a fan on the MOMocrats Facebook page sent us this screenshot, from the app associated with that Million Second Quiz game show that NBC is promoting:   As someone who enjoys playing trivia games, this just tickles me to no end. I also play with this app because the questions are...

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Wordless Wednesday: March on Washington Edition

Wordless Wednesday: March on Washington Edition

By on Aug 28, 2013 in Current Events, MOMocrats, Wordless Wednesday | 0 comments

You’ll find an excellent roundup of material on both the historic march and today’s event over at MOMocrats, including this morning’s MOMochat podcast.   Related articles A Dream Deferred: Minimum Wage Higher in 1963 Than It Is Today Wordless Wednesday:Coming Clean (Not So) Wordless Wednesday: Summer Eating Meet the Press Features Romney in...

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Dreams

Dreams

By on Aug 26, 2013 in Blather | 1 comment

My dreams are as fanciful and weird as they’ve always been – except they no longer feature me in a starring role. Instead, I am a spectator, watching (and occasionally abetting) the adventures of other people. People I do not actually know, or recognize in real life. I don’t know if this means that I watch too much TV… Or that my life has now...

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