• Oprah

    On Losing Oprah

    I joke with a lot of people about how much I love Oprah, including you, my (I’m not sure if you really exist) readers.  And mostly I always thought it was a big joke.  I did really sit in the front row at one of her shows…and I do (did) watch her show every day.  Admittedly, the invention of the DVR has really helped up my viewership in the last several years.  What with my life taking on this whole responsible grown-up type turn and all. I really did pay attention to the things she said and incorporated them into my own life.  I really do feel like she might like…

  • Kid Pics,  Oprah,  Skyler

    The Death of Me

    I’m a little melancholy at the moment.  First, because my darling husband left early this morning for Minneapolis for business and won’t be returning until late Friday night.  I am not so much sad because of how deeply I love him and will miss him, but because the rat bastard has left me in the unfortunate position of acting the part of a single parent for the next 72 hours.  Which means that I have to deal with this (among other things) all by my lonesome self: Try going head to head with that death glare with no back up -I dare you.  3 year olds are frightening.  They smell fear, exhaustion and…