Today

I booked my daughter’s first behind the wheel driving lesson and not two hours later I got a save the date email from her school. It’s time to meet the college counselors. I am convinced that this daughter of mine learned to walk away from me and will never walk back toward us. I’m also a little sick and therefore overtired and glum. Then I went over the mountains of things that I’m overdue in sharing on my blog and saw this series of images You see I’d been invited …

I Could Have Bought 25 New Dogs for that Price

That I love Junior goes without saying. He’s sitting on my right foot at the moment because he’s a little codependent and when you work from home dogs end up expecting even more from you. Unlike humans I enjoy Junior’s neediness, he’s like a little baby that snuggles but doesn’t require diapers or sleepless nights. He specializes in adorableness. I’ve made some mistakes with Junior, the biggest one being dental care. I just didn’t bring Junior in for a scraping every year. I was busy doing things like, oh I …

Growing Your Blog Traffic

This morning I read a post about how to get more traffic. It’s a good post, and like any blog post it’s a good beginning. Because blogs are short… they’re so short that blog isn’t even the word, they were Web Logs but bloggers can’t even be bothered to have seven letters and a space involved. I digress. Everyone wants to know how to get more traffic to their site. I don’t know with great authority, no one does. I know that if you try to do what someone else …

BlogHer Day One: It’s Not Stalking If I Give You Gifts

Once again, my feet are aching and I’ve smiled and nodded and guffawed more than my share. I’m surrounded by bright, inclusive, kind and creative women. I don’t quite have words for the entire experience just yet, but I’ll get to it. I spent about an hour today giving gifts to women, and I’m just getting started. Brainy Baby put together a very generous gift set. It includes music, videos, toys, a onesie, books and rattles. I adore Brainy Baby from pages to projection, and it was really fun for …