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Why our next dog will be a sea monkey

About two weeks ago I took both dogs to the vet in preparation for their upcoming trip to the kennel. Chuck needed to get updates on a few vaccinations, and Coco just needed a general check-up, although I did hope that they would maybe listen to her heartbeat or take her temperature and ask, “Has [...]

“They drew first blood, not me.”

Me: “You know what movie we should watch together?” Jon: “Oh God. What?” Me: “Don’t OH GOD me.” Jon: “I just have a feeling that whatever you suggest is going to deserve an OH GOD.” Me: “First Blood.” Jon: “OH MY GOD. RAMBO? FUCKING RAMBO?” Me: “It’s not Rambo. It’s First Blood. DIFFERENT.” Jon: “First [...]

My new kicks

I’ve been looking for a new pair of casual tennis shoes for several months because the ones I’ve been wearing now have holes in the soles, and I’ve had my eye on a pair of vintage Nikes (like these). Last August when we took a trip to Los Angeles I saw the exact pair I [...]

How I celebrated my birthday

I spoke at the BlogHer Conference on Saturday night and felt flattered and privileged to share the stage with the beautiful Stephanie Klein who was so well spoken and professional that she simply blew me away. We talked about what it’s like to live a good portion of our lives publicly, and Elisa Camahort (the [...]