Finding Funny

when life hands you a shit show

Writing the Thing

Writing the Thing

Staring at yummy turkeys (men) I could claim for my own, waxing poetic on the virtues of men in jeans, instead of writing the thing that needs writing.

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McDreamy is McGone

McDreamy is McGone

My McDreamy is McGone, so as I navigate this world of dating I fill the empty moments with Mer/Der screen time. #StreamTeam

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This is Why I Run

This is Why I Run

I started running to escape my ghosts and found peace in the cool breeze. These words tonight I now lay to rest, may they leave me in peace as I run.

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Sharing Moments Not A Mortgage

Sharing Moments Not A Mortgage

Dating – sex & companionship – doesn’t mean you’re getting ‘serious’. It means you’re enjoying each other, sharing moments – not a mortgage.

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You’ve got mail

You’ve got mail

The feeling of comfortable nostalgia set in – and then the empty store scene came up, the one where the mother and daughter are twirling. That’s when I lost it. You see, my mother has early-onset dementia.

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Ford Road-Trips & The Luggage Whisperer

Ford Road-Trips & The Luggage Whisperer

Fun On The Road with Ford The Expedition, Fiesta, and Convertible Mustang: Built for road-trips? It appears this was the year of #KickAssRoadTrips. First Christa & I drove to Prince Edward County for a bloggers’ retreat followed by  Ann & I... read more
STFU Dr Google, Before You Kill Someone

STFU Dr Google, Before You Kill Someone

In light of a friend’s very public mental / nervous breakdown I can no longer keep quiet. I am shocked at how many of you – normal-ass people with no medical degrees – purport to know better than trained professionals.

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Philly’s Harbor Park a Real Gem for Locals & Tourists

Philly’s Harbor Park a Real Gem for Locals & Tourists

It’s a beautiful summer afternoon on the boardwalk. You lean against the railing in this rare moment of peace and gently close your eyes, listening to the rustling of leaves as the wind carries voices of children at play, the nearby fountain a refreshing backdrop to a bird’s song.

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Parenting with White Lies

Parenting with White Lies

White lies. Those little nuggets of half-truths we tell to soften the blow. Every parent becomes masters of The White Lie whether we want to or not.

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Food Bloggers Part 3

Food Bloggers Part 3

Food Bloggers Part 3 Audit Proof Your Blog Part 2 of 3 As seen on Food Bloggers of Canada You’ve organized your kitchen, planned your posts and expenses, and now it’s GO time. Some of you are living vicariously through your bloggy friends’ tax refresh and you’re... read more
Food Bloggers Part 2

Food Bloggers Part 2

Food Bloggers Part 2 Audit Proof Your Blog Part 2 of 3 As seen on Food Bloggers of Canada Last month in part 1 of Audit-Proff Your Food Blog, we discussed cupboards and logistics, transforming your kitchen into a filing cabinet for food bloggers. By now you’ve... read more
Wordless Wednesday – Just call me Bones

Wordless Wednesday – Just call me Bones

Wordless Wednesday - Just call me Bones #angelesfavoritethings #BBNYC #blogher12 #blogher13 #blogher14 #NFFun #NFwithkids #streamteam aging Awesome babies blogging business Care Bears Conferences Date Night dating death depression dh Disney divorce Dreams easy family... read more