another annoying “why i use a personal trainer” blog.

so. if you have been stalking me for any length of time, you know after the big BU last year, my sister bought me 6 weeks with her personal trainer. the initial point was "skinny is the best revenge" but the sub plot was "maybe it will keep your head out of the oven". what…

flying.

Im gradually going to be bringing some of my older pieces from blogspot over here. This is from August of 2011. so. i've been wanting to write my daughter a letter that sort of sums up everything i'm feeling about her leaving for school. more like how i feel about her graduating from hs. going…

single much?

so. its that time of year where i reflect (me reflect?) on my 13 years as a person without a spouse. in that 13 years i spent 5 in a serious committed relationship. during that 5 years we shared the same space, full time, for 9 months.  the rest of that time was split between…

my sister.

the universe gave me a sister who is in many ways my opposite. she tall and leggy with dark eyes and dark hair. her brain is at least 2x larger than mine. shes slacks and sweaters and diamonds to my jeans and beer shirts and chucks. shes country to my city. the universe also gave…