How Do You Get a Messy Zebra to Change Her Stripes? (11/5/15)

Answer?  Have the messy zebra fall in love with a military zebra with pretty, neat, stripes.  🙂 I'm 39 (as my slightly younger partner loves to remind me!) and was born messy.  My parents called me pigpen, only in part because of my white, whispy hair that floated around my head.  I got my desk … Continue reading How Do You Get a Messy Zebra to Change Her Stripes? (11/5/15)

Ex-Husbands-In-Law (11/9/15)

Ex-Husbands-In-Law.  It's a thing!  Google it!  Ok, maybe not.  We just made it up to describe our guys in social situations.  "I'd like you to meet my ex-husband-in-law".  Or "Oh, no, we aren't together.  This is my ex-husband-in-law."  Definition:  Your partner's ex-husband is your ex-husband-in-law.  I realize most women never get an ex-husband-in-law.  It's a … Continue reading Ex-Husbands-In-Law (11/9/15)

Just Another Day in Paradise (AKA the Gay Lifestyle) 11/11/15

If you asked me a year ago, I never would've given much thought to what the term, "gay lifestyle" implied.  Or maybe I would have had a stereotypical reaction to the phrase.  You know, depending on how it's said, it invokes images of promiscuity, wild partying, etc.  Several months ago someone used this term to … Continue reading Just Another Day in Paradise (AKA the Gay Lifestyle) 11/11/15

Jumping Head First into Motherhood-From zero to five in one year (11/15/15)

This is a guest blog-post from my better half!: From an early age I was fairly convinced that I was not well suited for motherhood. I was too selfish. I need to feel appreciated at a level that children cannot provide. I was okay with that, too. I knew that I could live a really exciting and … Continue reading Jumping Head First into Motherhood-From zero to five in one year (11/15/15)