31 Jan 2016

Random Stuff List

Happy Sunday, all! I hope your day includes lying in bed much longer than you should, wearing yoga pants all day, and eating a chocolate bar for second breakfast. Because that’s pretty much what’s happening over here. Let’s start with some random stuff, shall we?

1. So, as you know I turned 40 last week […]

29 Jan 2016

Fear Friday: Turning Forty

It’s happened, you guys.

I’m forty.


And while people keep on telling me that it’s no big deal and that forty-is-the-new-twenty-six-and-a-half-minus-two-days, I’m just going to go ahead and admit that my transformation into middle-agedom descended upon me like a big pile of Depends undergarments this week.

Behold the evidence:

Every single […]

27 Jan 2016

Why I Can’t Fit in My Pants Wednesday: Pho Lucky, Detroit

I’m starting a new series on this blog because if there’s one thing I’ve learned from my five billion years of running this blog, it’s that I REALLY like starting new blog series. Continuing those blog series is a completely different matter. But starting a new series is AWESOME. Anyway, this new series is […]

24 Jan 2016

Random Stuff List

Howdy, friends! How’s your Sunday? Are you ready for another exciting post featuring slow cooker recipes and photos of my cat? Let’s do this.

1. Errmmm, so today’s my 40th birthday. AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!! I’m usually not one to get all freaked out about my birthday or my age, but, YOU GUYS, 40 sounds so ADULT. Like, at […]

22 Jan 2016

Fear Friday: That Time I Told A Story In Front of 200 People in a Bar

After I bought my tickets for The Moth story slam in Detroit, I half-heartedly went about the business of preparing a story to tell.

In case you’re not an NPR-nerd and don’t know how The Moth works, this is basically what happens:

Two-hundred-some people show up at a venue. A very small percentage of those people […]