My first job was as a server at Boston Market. One of my favorite regular customers was a man I thought of as Meatloaf Man. Really, this was not the most inventive name I could have come up with for him, but it suited him. You see, once a week he came in for lunch […]

A pain in the butt

Because it’s too funny to pass up. (See Jon Boy’s blog if you don’t know what I mean.) Ow ow ow ow ow. Hopefully at 9:10 tomorrow, it should start feeling better. Ow ow ow ow ow.


We went to Target yesterday and got a package of onesies, a package of baby socks, and a package of comfy flannel receiving blankets. Once we got home, I started packing the hospital bag with the outfit we’ll dress the baby in to come home from the hospital. I put the rest of our purchases […]

What a nightmare!

Two nights ago, a nightmare woke me up. Now, it’s not all that surprising that I had a nightmare considering a) I’m under a lot of stress right now, b) the reality of giving birth is beginning to stare me in the eyes with its ugly face, c) I haven’t been sleeping well (big belly […]

The seven dweebs

Once, when I was about fifteen, my family was gathered around the kitchen table eating dinner. I don’t remember what I was going to say, but what came out of my mouth was, “What if there was this really weird family . . . ” I never got to the part where I described the […]