Good news: High heels are dead!
It seems that flat shoes with roomy footbeds are all the rage.
Running shoes, Birkenstocks, Teva-type hiking sandals and Adidas-style slides were among the low shoes with a high profile during the recent spring Continue reading →
Every year they show up at my door, usually a little later than all the little kids: overgrown trick-or-treaters. Sometimes they don’t even bother to wear a costume. And I’m left feeling like I’ve just been shaken down for candy Continue reading →
How are you?
Two soccer games, and two birthday parties, one of which requires costumes? Must be Saturday!
What are you up to this weekend? Chat away!
How much weight did you gain while pregnant?
Because people seem to have strong opinions on the topic. While some (including feminist author Germaine Greer) have criticized Princess Kate for gaining too little weight while pregnant, this unhinged woman Continue reading →
Are your kids dressing up for Halloween this year?
My DD will be Dorothy from The Wizard of Oz, and DS will be Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas. I need to figure out just how to do the Continue reading →
What are you up to, and what’s on your mind?
From the “My Kid’s Life Is So Different Than Mine Was” files:
DD9 went to Cotillion last night. I had never heard of Cotillion before last year, when local friends started posting pictures on their facebook feeds of their kids Continue reading →
We had quite the chat in yesterday’s open thread! Let’s keep it going!
I’ll throw out a few topics.
Gone Girl: the book vs. the movie.
Homeland: how much did it creep you out that Carrie’s baby looked like an Continue reading →
I’m going to a family wedding today, and shizz is getting real, ladies.
I am the eldest grandchild on my father’s side, and one of the oldest on my mom’s side, as well. So I have stark memories of most Continue reading →
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