For some reason (and I blame the full moon) last week involved a series of middle-of-the-night hamster thoughts and early morning dog puking sounds (well, that actually happened only once). Result? Sleep deprivation. Because of this, on Friday I ended up falling asleep on the couch in my office while researching for an article I […]
Archives for July 2013
DIY home renovations. Apparently great for writer’s block.
Well hello there, awesome Moxie-Dude readers! I’ve been so involved in a little DIY home renovation project the last few days that I’ve hardly had time to avoid what I’m supposed to be doing – writing my book. You see, for some reason Sunday night was “the day” that I decided it was time to […]
It’s 2013. Ph.D.s for everyone!
Over the weekend I was driving my 14-year-old daughter to her friend’s house and as always, the conversation was a mammoth-sized bag of mixed nuts. Within the 20-minute drive we managed to discuss everything and nothing AND solve a few world problems. Things like . . . – How you shouldn’t wear lip-gloss on windy […]
Insomniac does not rhyme with good night’s sleep. It rhymes with maniac.
If you’ve been following my Facebook page you KNOW that there’s been a lot of banter between me and the hamster lately. (And if you attended school that day you’ve likely noticed that that last sentence should be “the hamster and I”. I refuse to put the hamster ahead of me on account of I’m clinically […]
A perfect summer day is sunshine, flip flops, chilled white wine and a broken lawn mower
One of the nice things about working from home is that I get to hear how bored my teenagers are. Every. Ten. Minutes. Daughter: I have nothing to do. Me: IDEA! Why don’t you go clean your room? Daughter: Maybe later. Me: Why later? You just said you have nothing to do. Daughter: I’d rather […]