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A few days ago Doug from Laid Off Dad Twittered: “If you saw David Gregory on The Daily Show, you might think that he and @blurb were separated at birth.” I’m a frequent viewer of NBC news and had never really considered the resemblance between my husband and David Gregory before, but after Doug suggested [...]

100% recycled paper notebook

A reader in Canada, Shannon, gave this notebook to me (hi, Shannon!), and I’ve been using it to jot down ideas for posts, and sometimes a thought or two about websites I would love to start. Like: and it would be filled with stories from people about how they had to have United Airlines [...]

And then my father had a coronary

That’s me and Jana Bouck Remy from Pilgrim Steps speaking on a panel at the Sunstone Symposium on Saturday night. Sunstone is a frequently liberal publication that discusses Mormonism and Mormon issues rather frankly, and many in the faith disdain it, my family among them. They asked me to join a panel of bloggers that [...]

The Favorite Toy

She could chew on this squirrel for hours, and she usually does it right at the most inopportune times, like in the middle of a really important phone call. Wouldn’t be so bad if it didn’t squeak so loud that it sounds like it can feel that it’s being chewed to death. But I don’t [...]