• books
  • Books – May 2018

    Sometimes life gives you harsh reality checks.  I’m not sure how in the first month or two after baby B was born that I managed to read and finish any books.  Actually – that’s not true.  What happened was she was awake at all hours of the night, which meant I had the opportunity to […]

  • entertainment
  • Events – Royal Wedding

    I am slightly obsessed with the British royal family.  Not like, following the z-list members all the time, knowing EVERYONE’S name and place in line for the throne obsessed, but for the central figures – yeah, sure.  I follow the Kensington Palace instagram account, and for the last couple years have eagerly followed news whenever […]

  • DC Stuff
  • Theater – Waiting for Godot

    There are certain things that as a cultured person you feel you ought to know, or read or see.  There have been times when – despite being an aficionado of pop culture – I have failed myself profusely on some of these popular culture touchstones in literature, theater, movies and television.  And I felt really […]

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  • Books – April 2018 Round-Up

    Note: I don’t know what happened guys – I wrote this last week and set it to post…and apparently that didn’t happen.  It turns out NEITHER of my posts from last week went through, so I’ll get those out as soon as I can, starting now Oh my goodness, there’s so much I could complain […]

  • (step) mom stuff
  • TV – Jane the Virgin (CW)

    Are you as frustrated as I am by my relating everything I write about recently to my pregnancy and childbirth experience?  It’s a little ridiculous.  I keep thinking that I should have wider experiences and things to write about beyond simply now being a mother, but because it’s the majority of my focus all day, […]