According to this report, the Vatican has declared that the washing machine did more to liberate women in the 20th century than the pill or the right to work. Um, does anyone else find it strange that a group of men who are sworn to never marry have a rats’ […]

The Washing Machine? Really?

Leah peered, bleary-eyed, at her monitor and muttered, “Huh. It’s Friday already. How’d that happen? What happened to Wednesday? And Thursday? What happened to freakin’ summer?” Curly goes back to school on Tuesday. Tuesday! OMG there’s only two more shopping days left. He needs a haircut, He needs new shoes […]

Whaddya mean there’s no morning cuppa?

… a procrastinating writer. Gizmo Guy, Curly and Guitar Hero weren’t supposed to be here this morning. They’d reserved a tee-off time at a local golf course, so I got up this morning full of the joys of spring thinking “Hey, I have the house to myself! Think of how […]

A clean desk is the sign of …

Hmm. It doesn’t look like 2008 is going to be any better for my appliances than 2007 was. Last year both the fridge and the oven gave up the ghost, now my dishwasher has gone on the fritz. This dishwasher is only 5 years old – we bought it brand […]

Can I blame Solar Flares?

I spent Monday fiddling around with my story — adjusting and editing but barely nudged the wordcount up. Usually after days like that I get inspired and write like crazy the next day. But today I was dissatisfied again, and spent the entire day editing. Although I wrote 4000 new […]