Family Circus

Flashback ~ Twins' pregnancy week 14 ~ Mommy Lady

Because someone thought it was a good idea to put me in charge of growing synaptic connections in adolescents’ brain matter, I have been busy 1. making young people smart and 2. priming them to do my evil bidding by embedding criminally subversive subliminal messages into tame PowerPoints on things like theme and plot. The better to turn said adolescents into robotic …

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Street Cred: Got Ink?

A couple of years ago, I discussed my mom’s and sisters’ addiction to tattoos and my equally strong fear of getting one. I’m still mostly chickenshit, but I think I’ve finally grown ballsy enough to get inked. After all, what the hell kind of mafia capo can I be without having a tattoo? Getting “tatted” together …

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Dirge of the Bridesmaid, Pt II

In January I briefly bemoaned my growing fear over being asked to participate in my brother-in-law's wedding. I've mentioned Frank's brother and his soon-to-be-bride here before. Now that Nineteen (who is actually 21 now, but let's keep rolling with her former pseudonym) is legally an adult, has graduated high school, and their baby boy is …

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A grand total of $366 was donated to Erica's Parenthood for Me from the ALI community! I love, love, LOVE that we were able to raise more than enough for a Table Sponsorship at PFM's First Annual Family Building Dinner and Silent Auction. Thanks so, so much to all who've helped! amount of ALI rockitude …

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