Monthly Archives: November 2012

Read, and repeat.

“Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great. When you are seeking to bring big plans to fruition, it is important with whom you regularly associate. Hang out with friends who are like-minded and who […]

Jiggle all the way

That’s what I usually think to myself when I’m doing a Body Attack class at my gym. No lie, I’m usually one of the bigger grrrls in the class, but wow, I love that I can actually survive that 55 minutes (and still walk the next day). Tonight I came across this link: Fat Acceptance […]

The more things change…

Today Emma showed me how loose one of her lower front teeth is — and I’m embarrassed to admit that I cried a little bit. Maybe it was because today has been a pretty crummy day, maybe it was because I didn’t have much sleep last night, maybe it’s because I’m getting sick and I’m […]

grrrl meets local media

The article featuring me and the group I help run, Café Apostate, is now out on newsstands — Verb issue S17. If you’re interested in reading it, pick up a copy on newsstands, or click here to read part 1 and part 2.

How to make my Friday:

Despite waking up with a wicked sore throat, here are some things that are making my day so far: breakfast with my little family of 3 discovering that my new-found love of PB2 (powdered peanut butter) now comes with chocolate! ordering presents for people I love from Surly-Ramics an afternoon parent-teacher conference with Emma’s teacher, […]

oh, and I didn’t blog yesterday, because I was watching this (in person, for the 2nd! time)


Happy Thanksgiving-eve! Even after 10 years, it still feels weird to have Thanksgiving in October. Unfortunately for me, November is the most insane time of the year for the school term, so there will be no free-range turkey in store for me tomorrow. It’s funny, even though there’s still a Thanksgiving holiday up here, it’s […]