From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Reality Bites

August 17, 2010

So I heard that Steven Slater (you know, the guy who depending on your perspective is either a Jet Blue cult hero or if you’re not out of your fucking mind, a relapsed drunk-menace to society) is in talks to do a reality TV show about unusual ways in which people quit their jobs. Because […]

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I got your abortion and your Hitler, right here!

August 15, 2010

I am telling mama about a conversation that I had with gay John and she is outraged. “You are a private person,” she says. “Why must you tell him about your genitals?” To be fair, I don’t tell John about my genitals (mostly because he asked me not to) I merely mentioned in passing that […]

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Nice Job, Mom

August 14, 2010

So you may have heard that one of The Mouthy Housewives party sponsors, 8th Continent Soymilk is celebrating the less-than-perfect moments of motherhood and having a Nice Job, Mom contest.  This is one of those contests that comes naturally to me.  All you do is submit their story, in written or video form (you can […]

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Letter Writing is an Art Form

August 13, 2010

Young Ladrinka came to an appointment with me the other day.  The reasons range from I had nowhere else to place him to I mistakenly misunderstood that where I was going was one of the Safe Haven places where young mothers can drop off their children without any criminal repercussions. Before we entered the office, […]

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August 11, 2010

You’re sick of hearing about BlogHer, aren’t you?  Well, it’s almost over.  Except. I had a real epiphany this year, while on line at the hotel Starbucks, which is more expensive than any other Starbucks in NYC because they have a hotel surcharge. Here is my epiphany. I don’t go to BlogHer for the conference. […]

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Life Insurance

August 10, 2010

If you’ve been getting along really well with your partner lately, I’m here to help. Because Husbandrinka and I had a discussion about life insurance that had me up late into the night, searching the policy for the “if you kill him, you can’t get the cash” clause. It started innocently enough. I was studying […]

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Enormous Ego

August 8, 2010

I’m back  home from BlogHer in midtown NYC and my ego is now enormous. Because I was chosen to read one of my posts for the Voices of the Year of the Community Keynote.  This means that I read my post, about gaining twenty pounds in front of a kazillion people.  It’s really shocking that […]

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Child Labor

August 6, 2010

On Wednesday, Wendi came to NYC and we went out to dinner that was filled with cocktails and merriment.  Which is great, except that was also the time that we had allocated to preparing gift bags for the Mouthy Housewives party on Friday night.  We were, as you’d call it, double booked. So as we […]

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