After Atlanta Adventures

This is the epilogue to the “Our New Normal,” series. You can read the rest of the series here. I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, With both the cast and the x-rays finished, I packed up the car, preparing to drive Baby Girl home. But first there was one obstacle left. […]

Post Surgery Adventures

This is the exciting conclusion to the “Our New Normal,” series. You can read the rest of the series here. I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, With the baby off getting her cast, I decided to go to the cafeteria to get something to eat. Alas, the cafeteria was closed until […]

Our New Normal- Part 3

This is the third installment in a four part series on our new adventures with my baby’s scoliosis treatments. The entire series can be read by following this link. Atlanta. I had to take my baby into Atlanta for treatment. On the outside I was calm, cool, and collective. But on the inside…. I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No […]

Our New Normal – Part 2

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. “With a curve this large, we need to make sure everything else inside is developing normal.” Dear Ellen, Imagine sitting in a specialist’s office and being told there’s a possibility a curve in your infant’s spine could be affecting how her major organs are developing. It sucks. […]

Our New Normal – Part 1

I write letters to Ellen DeGeneres. No particular reason. Just because I can. Dear Ellen, This post has been in the works for sometime now. I delayed writing it because I didn’t want any of this to be true. No parent would. But effective yesterday, it’s an inescapable truth. Our 17 month old has scoliosis. I realize it’s not as […]

The Daikini Child

Dear Diary, Momma and Boy-Dadda finally found a movie worthy of my attention. The movie is called Willow – a classic from the late 1980s. It’s about two men who are trying to get rid of a baby. Some prevert uploaded the entire movie to YouTube. You can watch it for free here: The second I made that connection I […]

Happiness and Harrows of Hairballs

Dear Diary, Momma has yet again managed to ruin my life by sucking all of the joy out of small, insignificant moments that somehow lift me up, making me feel like the truly superior feline that I am. via GIPHY As an official member of the Society for Exceptionally Fluffy, Exquisitely Soft, Felines, I can tell you that there are […]

Warding off Witches

Dear Witches and Warlocks, I know your secret. I know exactly how to rid you from my child’s closet. And it ain’t pretty. Thanks for shopping Snark, Sass, & Sarcasm! Have a fabulous weekend!

Saving Chief Herrera – Part 2

Here is the conclusion to Monday’s blog, Station 19’s “Saving Chief Herrera” (The totally unauthorized episode – because I’m not one of the cool kids.) Chief Herrera What? Allison You heard me. Go home! I’m retired. And unlike┬ásome people, I didn’t score another television show. Go home. Only your daughter can save you. Tell her I said, hi. Chief Herrera […]

Saving Chief Herrera – Part 1

The season premiere of Station 19 was almost one month ago and I was very relieved to learn that Travis Montgomery – a.k.a. Jay Hayden – survived the fiery inferno. However, my theory on who the writers were going to kill off during the series premiere was off. Way off. In my post, Saving Travis Montgomery, I wrote that while […]