From the category archives:



August 5, 2013

Please know that I love reality TV and books and talking for hours with friends and walks on the beach (I guess) and margaritas and a crisp Pinot Grigio but there is absolutely nothing I love in this world that approaches how much my son loves baseball. Nothing. He never says “I love baseball” but […]

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From Your Future Doctor

May 30, 2013

“Mom, you know how you have that extra bone in your body that you don’t really need or something? Well, H got his removed today.” – my son, telling me about his friend’s appendicitis.

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Listen! I Have Big News!

March 6, 2013

This week I learned that I’ve been cast in the Listen to Your Mother – NYC show. Which means that I’ll be one of the readers for the Listen to Your Mother Show in NYC on Mother’s Day, May 12th, in NYC (where else?!). I couldn’t be happier. Because getting to read my story in […]

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November 18, 2012

As some of you know, I’m in a cult. Well, what I mean is I get together with a group of women and we play mah jongg for hours and hours, but cult has a certain ring to it. And the other night we were playing with a new recruit and she suddenly looked at […]

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Drinking, a Blog Story

November 11, 2012

I am trying something new. I have no idea if it’ll work. I’m trying to be more genuine on my blog, STOP ROLLING YOUR EYES, and write about what’s on my mind and in my heart and in various other organs, even if it isn’t funny. This is Part One of the story of my […]

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I don’t know

November 7, 2012

I don’t know what’s wrong with me, but something is definitely off. I don’t have my funny. And I know it. I know it. I go through my day and something will happen and I’ll know how my brain is supposed to work, it’s supposed to twist it a little and get some humor out […]

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I Live on the 11th Floor

November 1, 2012

OMFG, why do we live on the 11th floor? I may have asked Husbandrinka this a few dozen times in the past few days. Other philosophical questions I’ve posed to him in the days since we lost power because of that Frankenbitch Sandy include: “Why did you eat my hurricane snack sbefore the storm even […]

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Safe and (Mostly) Sound

October 30, 2012

Greetings, y’all! It’s me, Marinka! And I’m just fixin’ to tell y’all that I made it through that there Hurricane Sandy in one piece! Whooooo-hoooooooo! Chevy Trucks! Longhorns! Where my boots at, gurl? I gots to go do some ropin’ down at the rodeo with Cletus! GOD BLESS TEXAS, MOFOS! Okay, fine, some of you […]

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