Saturday, May 15, 2010      10 comments

I had preliminarily identified our front porch nesting birdie as a robin. I wasn't sure, since I couldn't see her whole self. Yesterday morning, my husband was in his office, which looks out on the front porch and yard. He witnessed a bi... Read more
I'm so sad. :(
Thursday, May 13, 2010      18 comments

Our neighbors are moving. :( This is the young family with two small boys who live behind us. They moved in two weeks after us in April, 2008. I know it sounds really stupid to be so sad over neighbors moving. We've become reall... Read more
I Suck as a Spark Person
Monday, May 10, 2010      14 comments

First, I'm not losing any weight, and that's my own damned fault. Second, I hate people who bitch all the time, and I've been feeling really crappy, so I don't want to post. Today started out GREAT - we were going to go to our favorite nur... Read more
Front Porch Time
Saturday, May 08, 2010      8 comments

I spent the day making a vat of marinara sauce and 15 pounds of Italian meatballs. The neighbors behind us came over for dinner - Mom is out of town, but Dad the the boys had meatball sammiches with us, followed by a glorious dessert of J... Read more
Hey, Hosers!
Thursday, May 06, 2010      7 comments

I'm still alive. :) Thank you for many kind inquiries, and one a$$-whupping from El Seabee! grin! After we returned from Atlanta, I developed a hellish sinus infection with a low-grade fever. The doc prescribed antibiotics for that, an... Read more
Hot Time in Hotlanta! Or, Hat Time in Atlanta?
Tuesday, April 27, 2010      10 comments

Our niece's wedding was splendiforous! She was absolutely gorgeous, and the year-long preparations by both families were evident. Everything was PERFECT. We stay... Read more
Gots My Travelin' Choo's On!
Friday, April 23, 2010      11 comments

We're in Hotlanta for a family wedding. Boy, howdie, that's one long flight from Portland, Oregon! :) And we were smack in the middle of the Crying Baby section. Poor bebes! :( We put on our headphones and our neck pillows and chilled. Th... Read more
Want to see my guts? Here they are.
Thursday, April 22, 2010      28 comments

My mother married her third husband when I was 8. My mother was really never quite together. She was 17 and in High School. I was her firstborn, and then my sister arrived...then she divorced, brother came along in 1965. ... Read more
Fat Chick Attends Norah Jones Concert!
Tuesday, April 20, 2010      13 comments

We had a blast!
.php For those of you old enough to know who Ravi Shankar was, Norah Jones is his daughter. She is an accomplished musician, and has a marvelous voice. Her music is a ... Read more
No Bowling! But Sects Corn!
Monday, April 19, 2010      6 comments

We ended up not bowling, but it's all good. We had a great night with friends. Our 'nephews' - the two young boys from next door came over while we were cooking, so we hung out with them for a while. They are 4 and 8 and recently their mo... Read more
Wii Dorks!
Sunday, April 18, 2010      7 comments

Lol! We have neighbors coming over for deenir - they weren't able to make it last weekend because of work. He is a physicist and she is a chemist and they both are slaves for - I mean work for - Intel. They are ALWAYS on call - I see them lea... Read more
Shopping List For Sunday: Popcorn, Barbecue Sauce, Ice, and Fat Chick Clothes
Sunday, April 18, 2010      16 comments

Most of it is just regular stuff but darn it I have to - and I mean HAVE TO - go clothes shopping tomorrow. We are going to my husband's niece's VERY posh wedding in Atlanta next weekend, and I am invited to several other related events - w... Read more
Don't Hate Me Because I'm Beautiful!
Saturday, April 17, 2010      19 comments

Oh, my dog! A day at the salon wears our a$$es out. This is Parker, post-grooming. Cough FABIO cough. ... Read more
Shhhh - Be Very Quiet
Monday, April 12, 2010      10 comments

My husband has a cold - he's misable. This is the first time he's been sick since we moved in together two years ago! Hot & Sour Soup on the way!... Read more
Eye Sew Tarred!
Sunday, April 11, 2010      6 comments

Oh my dog - we had a busy day today! After having contractors here last week making drywall dust all over, R and I cleaned like maniacs today - very nice to have at least our downstairs tidied up! I cooked a grill full of smoked baby back ... Read more

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