Holy SHIT I’m Excited About This Year

Last night P and I went out for an honest to GODDESS actual DATE.

When I gave advice to a soon to be new mom, that was advice straight from the heart – GO ON DATES.


Which isn’t entirely true, it’s just super rare.

But here’s the silver lining.

When you DO get to go out on that date, once in a blue moon, DAMN, you appreciate it.

And I so totally appreciated the fuck out of it.

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I Love You To Mother Fucking BITS

yegads yesterday was ROUGH.

but we did it and we’re here and i need to brush my teeth.

it amuses me, what i think about when i’m so incredibly sleep deprived but have had just enough sleep that i’m not falling over, but propped up happily typing away and that thought right now is, “yegads, the teeth are wearing sweaters of plaque. or is it tarter?”

that fuzziness that builds up over night from not having brushed or flossed last night after a flight across the pond nor brushed or flossed this morning because the AI woke up at three thirty local cause it was nine thirty at home and you got up with him because papa-bear got up with him at some point earlier in the hell that is this night that isn’t ending and yet ending all too soon as the sun rises and the child demands frivolous things like food and clothes and love.

silly child.

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What Is Tonight? The Edge Of Tomorrow

packing today felt like a marathon.

whereas previously, i simply thought, what do i need? and what does the AI need?

and packed it.

this time i kept getting lost in distractions.

cause we also prepped the house for a sitter. and neighbors with a baby who might spend the night while their house is painted.

which meant that every bed in the house, including AI’s needed to be clean after his nap. and every diaper and trash can emptied.

and, oh, yes, the cat.

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Okay, But, Seriously, People

If you’d like to meet for coffee, lunch, dinner, or escape room, we’re going to be in the DC area 29 December – 01 January, in the Raleigh NC area 01 January – 02 February, and back in the DC area 02 – 06 February.

First of all, we’re not worried about sharing the information that we’re leaving our house because we have a GUARD CAT WHO WILL SO TOTALLY CUT YOU.

And a house sitter who will eat popcorn and watch it happen.

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No, It’s Not Really One In The Morning

oopsYes, I’m so totally cheating and back dating today’s post cause, DAMNIT, today just got away from me. The local time is four o’clock in the afternoon on Friday, 01 July, so even though the groningenrain.nl server says it’s one in the morning on Saturday, 02 July, the server can totally SUCK IT.


This morning I got out of bed at four in the morning, finished packing, got ready, checked out, and was in the taxi headed to the airport by four thirty. Arrived at the airport at five. For a six o’clock flight.

That was delayed an hour.

But there were pancakes.

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Damn Right, It’s Better Than Yours

blacktapAfter spending entirely too much time staring at Black Tap’s Instagram account and googling a bit, I found the miracle of buzzfeed.

And boy, oh, boy.

But, more importantly, if you’re patient enough to wait for all the mouth watering graphics to load, Spoon University offers five ways to pimp your milkshake.

And since I only got one brave volunteer, we went with Chocolate. Maple. Bacon. We got two volunteers! TWO! But we’re still going with Chocolate Maple Bacon for one of the experiments.

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