He’s My Dad

 Legend has it, his first words to my mom when I was born were, “Well…you got your girl.”  Clearly he had no idea just how awesome it was going to be having me for a daughter.   He has always picked me up when I was down…or when there was too much snow for me… [Read More]

I Danced In the Super Bowl Halftime Show…and Rolling Stone Hated It

A little known fact about me: I danced in the Super Bowl XXVI halftime show! For those of you who aren’t so good with roman numerals, that was way back in 1992. Every year at this time I get all nostalgic about it. I was in 9th grade, and it was REALLY fun!  I got… [Read More]

Whoomp, There It Isn’t

Sometimes I get the feeling my kids just genuinely don’t understand me. Like, for instance… Yesterday we were driving down the road in the mini-van and the timeless masterpiece,  ‘Whoomp! There It Is’ came on the radio. I got so excited, cranked up the volume, busted out some sweet front seat sit-dancing moves, recited as… [Read More]

A Letter To My 16 Year Old Self

Dear 16 Year Old Me, First of all, STOP CALLING YOURSELF FAT! You won’t possibly believe this, but one day you’ll wish you were this ‘fat’ again. You are young and beautiful…enjoy the hell out of it! Sorry to tell you this, but your days of being able to eat whatever you want and still… [Read More]