Musings, lists, and thoughts on the serious and trivial.

I'm a school psychologist, mom, lesbian, bibliophile, coffee addict who has a bit of a propensity to write lists and who enjoys commenting on the crazy and the wonderful in the world.

The Other Mother?

My wife and I welcomed our twins into the world just two weeks ago. Our joy in meeting these new humans is beyond what I could have expected, despite imagining … Continue reading

December 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

Top 5 most awesome things about the Marriage Equality Decision Today!!

1. Obviously, number one is Joe Biden in a rainbow cape running through the white house. This man is such an awesome human being!! 2. My marriage to my beautiful … Continue reading

June 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

What books do you return to time and time again??

I love so many things about books. Recently, I’ve returned to reading almost exclusively on paper. It just suits me better. The smell, the feel of the pages, the weight … Continue reading

March 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

My 5 favorite things today

  1. One serious snow day. Mother Nature is not screwing around today, people. 2. A home improvement project. I’m pretending like I’m on HGTV. In reality, I basically spent … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

7 Reasons why House of Cards Season Three is not that Epic

I  wanted to stick with the more traditional “10 reasons” type of list. But, to be honest, I do love this show and have hope that it’s going to get … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

I’m turning a year older tomorrow. Too panic or not to panic?

So, big decision coming up here. At the stroke of midnight I’ll not be turning into a pumpkin, but I will be turning a year older. Should I refuse to … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 2 Comments

10 Dumb things that Straight People Say to Gay People

The reality is that when you are gay most of your family and the people surrounding you in the world are straight. Which is just fine and not a problem. … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

10 Reasons Why Snow Days are Good for Kids and Teachers!

Full disclosure here, I’m a school psychologist not a teacher. For simplicity sake and for solidarity sake I like to lump myself in with teachers. I’m here to defend snow … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

10 Things I learned from my first visit to Disney World!

10 Things I learned from my first trip to Disney World Do your research! Seriously, you will be spending boatloads of money on this trip and reading a guidebook, and … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

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