Archive for August, 2007

Grandma Rose Was Crazy

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Part one of this story can be found here. Ironically, the very thing my Grandma Rose gave me to prove her innocence was the very thing that made me suspicious of her again. I was idly thumbing through my Mother’s photo album one afternoon when I noticed something strange. In every single picture, my Mother […]

Everything a Little Girl Could Ever Hope to Have

Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Once upon a time, when I was 23 years old, I went out to eat alone at a restaurant. Midway through my meal, I had decided I needed to use the restroom. I retired to the facilities, did what I had to do, and stepped back out into the dim dining room with the intent […]

Corky in a Bunny Suit

Monday, August 27th, 2007

Brother: Your cat is so cute. Husband: No, he’s not. He’s fat and disgusting. Brother: But he’s got such a cute, retarded looking face. V:  I think he’s cute. Husband: Look at his belly! All flabby and gross… Brother: Do you remember the television show ‘Life Goes On?‘ Husband: Yeah… Brother: Well, he looks like […]

6 Painless Ways to Save Money on a Tight Budget

Friday, August 24th, 2007

It cracks me up when people tell me it’s impossible for them to save money. I always tell them the same thing: “Give me a copy of your pay stubs, your bills, and a month’s worth of receipts and I can find money in your budget to save. I can squeeze blood from stones.” Generally, […]

If You Are a Stay-At-Home-Mom without Interests Outside of Your Kids, Hobbies, or Marketable Skills, You are NOT a Feminist

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

If one more stay-at-home-Mom tells me they are a Feminist because they chose their lives (all by themselves!), I am going to pour battery acid in my own eyes. In the past 24 hours, I have heard the following asinine statement phrased in multiple ways: “V! Feminism is about choice! It doesn’t matter if all […]