Best Of

Occasionally, my brain will spit something out, and I’ll read it afterward and think, “Hey, this isn’t terrible.” If I’m in a particularly optimistic mood (usually achieved by listening to too much Springsteen and eating baked goods), I’ll start to think that what I’ve written is sort of brilliant. And if the baked goods are really wonderful, and “Born to Run” is playing, then I’ll get totally deluded and start whispering “I am a literary genius” up until the song is over, at which point I realize that there’s frosting on my shirt.

I believe that Socrates called this “The Creative Process.”

Here are some posts that I’ve written that I thought were pretty damn good. At least, I thought so during the four minutes and 32 seconds in which I was serenaded by The Boss. If you are new to the blog, this is where to start. And if you think these posts are utter crap, well … they might be. Or maybe you just need a better soundtrack. And a cupcake.

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  • Try to be as happy today as baby husband is eating turkey.
  • Mine, too, @rboo. Mine, too.
  • I made a French chocolate tart with raspberries for DnD night. Because we are fancy about our nerdery.
  • Happy New Year from our couch.
  • His endless tufts of hair and little old man face are killing me. #newnephewpotatobug
  • Was trying to show @ryanditchphoto a feature on my phone and ended up taking a swoon worthy pic of this guy in the process. Damn it, Fishkin, quit distracting me.
  • Keep rivaling the sun, my love.
  • I am absolutely certain that these neon lights were flirting with me and sadly, I had no reply.
  • My mom's house burned down earlier this year (that is its own very long story) so she's been getting her mail at our place. This Christmas I wrapped up all her bills and gave them to her as a present. She did not appreciate the gesture. 😅😂😭
  • A little too excited about the fade on my #undercut right now. 💇‍♀️