Category Archives: Illustrated Post

Practice makes…umm…I dunno. Pick a word.

So, with stardom for my brilliant illustrated posts lurking somewhere close by, I figured it wouldn’t hurt to keep practicing. Because you know I have all the tools now. I am destined for greatness. And if this illustrated blogger thing … Continue reading

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So, ok, this motherhood thing…

So about this motherhood thing. Do you realize that we do not get the tools we need? No one prepares us. No one gives us a manual. No one considers our  coping strategies or how that will contribute to our … Continue reading

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I could just say I’m drunk.

So I did get the new laptop so I can work form more places than just the corner of my bedroom. I was starting to hate  my bedroom. Himself took umbrage with this. So I got the new laptop. It … Continue reading

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A Courtly Addition

In addition to the essential courtiers that Himself selected from a field of both gorgeous and cutthroat competition, there were many offers to fill other roles. There were several volunteers to be the Court’s Jester. There was a volunteer to … Continue reading

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Me and a Big Stick

The Australian Open is on. I know this because I opened up the DVR menu to play back a recording of the new Candace Olson show and saw that 7 hours of day one already recorded. My DVR is psychic. … Continue reading

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If You Want A Job Done Right…

Many of you have asked for an update on the “Promoting Lori to the Queen of All Things” movement. And by “asked” I of course mean “with your eyes and your longing looks.” You know I’m a sucker for your … Continue reading

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Practicing Safe Christmas

Before Himself and I moved in together, I lived in a wee apartment with Child A. Because it was so small, when Christmas rolled around I borrowed a small, artifical tree from my mom because it worked in the little … Continue reading

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The Next Assault

Ok everyone. I have a plan. You knew it was just a matter of time, right? And whoever tried to call in an increase to my prescription? STOP HELPING! So let’s review. There is Too Much Merriment in the land … Continue reading

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I should just move.

I said this wouldn’t happen. I said that she didn’t do anything extreme at Christmas. I was wrong. Wrong, wrong, wrong. Wrong as a baby-t on Joan Rivers. Imagine the easement space in front of your house. You know, that … Continue reading

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Sound and Fury

Imagine that you are a 14-year-old boy. Imagine that you are a 14-year-old boy that is not only first-born, but an only child until you turn 10. Then imagine that you are a 14-year-old boy who suddenly goes from a … Continue reading

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