This here bringer of the pooper to the fun party

To the rescue

My father and stepmother gave both Jon and me cards with a little bit of cash tucked inside for our recent birthdays. They signed my card, “Love you.” Jon’s card was signed with, “Thanks for being who you are. Also, have we told you lately…

Currently listening to: Chromeo

This is straight up eighties right down to the Dire Straits reference, but it’s everything that was good about the eighties. I love the groove of it, and it’s great for dancing to in the kitchen after dinner. Also, it doesn’t hurt that the singer…

What I would grab in a fire

This is a bit of a long story, but I assure you it will be worth it. My mother’s mother, Granny Boone, was living in Smith Grove, Kentucky when her husband left her with five kids. She picked up, moved down to Bowling Green, Kentucky…

The Essential Eleanor Coco Puffs

If Coco ever wrote songs about how the nights have been so lonely since you went away, how a million miracles could never stop the pain, like a leaf upon the wind she can find no place to land, I think this would be the…

A lovely 97 degrees

This is bliss, having dinner on the deck and sweating the whole time. Just this morning I told Jon that if I ever suggest that we travel to San Francisco in the summer again where the temperature hovers around 55 degrees he should just punch…