More Amazing Comments I Have Received. Some People Are Really Mean. And I Love It.

I would like to thank everyone who left a crazy-ass message on my blog. Without you, I wouldn't have a topic to write about each month. And the messages get better (worse) and better (worse) each time. Candy Hello. Are you a supplier for a wire hanger making machine? It was hard to read this without spitting out my wine. No, no I am not. Clearly Candy didn't spend one iota of time actually reading my blog. Nor is she a Joan Crawford fan.  Jesy What an unfortunate blog name.…

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Oh Snow You Di’int. The Blizzard That Never Was.

There is nothing more exciting than a huge snowstorm. The anticipation is so fun. And it's all anyone can talk about. Earlier in the week, the weather people started saying we would get a dusting of snow. No bigs. After all it is February in Chicago. But by the time I flipped on the news on Tuesday night, the word blizzard was being used. I had to check the channel I had on. What the hell city were they talking about? Schools were already closing. What the what? A few…

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The Top 7 Reasons My Kids Cried. This Week.

I remember my Dad telling me a story that in the old days there were people who were professional mourners. It was just some light conversation we had while standing at my mom's casket. But apparently there were people you could hire to mourn at a wake or funeral. I could have made a career of this. So maybe that's where my kids get it. My kids are professional criers. They're really, really good at it. Except it doesn't pay well. And it actually sucks the life right out of…

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