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Monthly archive June, 2009

Dented Beliefs

I like to live my life by the principal that assumes that people are generally good. But I was duped the other day. My faith in mankind was shattered. And I am pissed about it. After 10 years of having the same laundry room appliances, my dryer started barking like a dog. Nothing lasts forever....

Keen-Wah

I can’t believe that nobody ever told me about Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah). Not my health foodie mother, who gives me an annual stipend to buy organic milk. Not my Northern California-living, organic food-loving sister-in-law. Not even my in-the-know short, little NYC Italian friend. I had to learn about it on my own. Well, with a...

Excuse Me While I Kiss The Cielo

We had a dinner party Friday night. Two other couples. Sitting around, eating, drinking and laughing until my kids complained that they couldn’t fall asleep because we were being too loud. This dinner party had a theme, as most of our dinner parties do. This time, my husband was inspired by two things. Reading a...

Dewlap, P.I.

Eight months. I’ve been blogging for eight months now. If I had been pregnant for that time period, I would now be very round and uncomfortable. And ready to give birth to a red-headed baby with freckles and a Jew-fro. But thank goodness I’m not. Pregnant, that is. I’m too old for that (by my...

Clammed Up

(Disclaimer: This entry is not for the faint of stomach. Nor is it for my brother. Or anyone else who doesn’t want to know that I like sex.) Last Thursday, I had a Bartholin gland abscess drained by my gynecologist. A Bartholin gland abscess is “the build-up of pus that forms a lump in one...