Month: January 2013

Lend me your brains!

January 24, 2013 / 0 Comments

This is the year, folks. This is THE YEAR to take the writing to the next level. But before I set out to conquer the world in my own weird way, I’d like to very humbly ask for your help. Care to give me some feedback? I have formulated an extremely un-scientific and completely ridiculous…

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A lame white chick weighs in on Obama and MLK Day

January 21, 2013 / 1 Comment

  Four Novembers ago, I voted by absentee ballot. I was due to pop out a baby very close to election day and I didn’t want to take any chances. “I will tell them to turn on the TV in the delivery room if I have to!” I told everyone. “I’m going to watch those…

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Killing Patty

January 18, 2013 / 4 Comments

  My real estate agent calls me “Tricia.” I’ve never told her to call me that. I always introduce myself as “Trish” and that’s also how I sign my name. But she got me thinking about a time years ago when I decided to reclaim my name. You see, for most of my childhood and…

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Observe: the existential dating crisis of the single momma

January 9, 2013 / 4 Comments

That quote had me chuckling this morning as I lifted it from a friend’s Facebook page (thanks, Cyndylou Who). On one hand, I was all F*CK, YES! about that sentiment. Then my sensible side (believe it or not, I do have one) kicked in and went … Hmm. I guess it all depends on how you…

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A Retroactive Christmas: When the spirit hits too late

January 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

This is how Christmas felt this year: I was on a freeway driving someplace that I HAD to get to and I had to make good time. I blinked through my lopsided glasses as I tried peer through the salty, grimy haze on the windshield, not completely certain that some of that haze wasn’t in…

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