Brevity is the Soul of Apathetically #10: NSFW (Not Safe Family Weirding!)

It has become our tradition to make our completely oversized Thanksgiving turkey the day after Thanksgiving. The first two of the past three years, this was because we forgot to buy a disposable roasting pan, or we forgot to start defrosting the turkey. Now, though, we have simply accepted that we actually enjoy having a … Continue reading Brevity is the Soul of Apathetically #10: NSFW (Not Safe Family Weirding!)

Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thanksgiving Time

*Arrives home later than expected for a short week* Lavender: "I got hung up at work dealing with my least favorite people. Guess who?" *Partner proceeds to list in order: 1) my family, 2) the administrative staff of each and every group home prior to the One Horse Townhouse in the 9th Circle of Hell, … Continue reading Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thanksgiving Time

Where’s Whoopsie #16: Build Me Up, Butterball

"For pounds up to nine," Peapod's flat fee's pretty fine But they lied, they substituted and then (Ba-dah-dah) Showed up from the store, a turkey fed many times more It's not them, will I let us down in brine? (Hey, hey, hey) Maybe, baby, try to find (Hey, hey, hey) Dethaw time and I'll make … Continue reading Where’s Whoopsie #16: Build Me Up, Butterball

Failing at Failing Forward by Succeeding Anyway?

Another blogger, with a much bigger following than mine, has a contact me notice that you can request she review your blog. She's a professional editor for her day job. This should be right up my alley. However, she very clearly specifies that bloggers should prepare for constructive criticism if they request a review. I … Continue reading Failing at Failing Forward by Succeeding Anyway?