Category Archives: event

Women’s History X

Congratulations, Stephanie! You (or the recipient of your shout out) will receive a copy of Rad American Women! A friend (Thanks, Amy!) recently posted a link to this post on Dangerous Minds about an ABC book called Rad American Women A-Z: … Continue reading

Posted in giveaway, People are Good, yeah write | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Summer Fun for all Ages at the Liberty Science Center

My family and I had a great time exploring the new Beyond Rubik’s Cube exhibit and visiting Adventures with Clifford the Big Red Dog at the Liberty Science Center (LSC) this weekend.

Posted in giveaway, Parenthood | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Pass the Lipstick, I Need Some For My Teeth.

UPDATE: Congratulations to Stephanie and Cynthia! We were able to give away TWO sets of these books thanks to the generosity of Anna Sandler of Instructions for my Husband! Desperate for a great read? Check out the links at the … Continue reading

Posted in giveaway, Local Authors, Parenthood, People do silly things, Review | Tagged , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

Spring Cleaning: Temporary Tattoo Edition

Time to clear out some items that I’ve kept around because “I love it and I might just need it someday and it’s too good to throw out or recycle and I might just need it someday.” Or, in other … Continue reading

Posted in giveaway, People do silly things, Things I love | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Glad I Saw Her: Sonia Sanchez at MADLOM

“Am I late?” I didn’t stand when she walked in. I felt like I ought to. My heart almost jumped out of my chest – but I didn’t stand when she walked in. Instead, close to an hour after we … Continue reading

Posted in event, Glad I Saw It, random observation, Review, Things I love, yeah write | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

Springtime is for Chicks: Tee Time Giveaway

Congratulations STACY MOLTER! You will receive an adorable t-shirt from MyJoshu! Update: Joshu just announced a half-price sale through next weekend. Use the code HALF when checking out.  My friend Johari Fuentes is super-talented, and I’ve used and abused her … Continue reading

Posted in event, Excellent Local People, giveaway, Things I love | Tagged , , , , , , | 8 Comments

I can’t wait to Shake Out the Sillies with Foofa and Plex

I think it was the fault of Frodo Baggins, but it may have been The Ting Tings. But from the first time I watched DJ Lance Rock’s fuzzy, orange hat rise into view, I knew I was hooked. Luckily, as … Continue reading

Posted in event, People do silly things | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Why Regulation of Guns and Ammunition Matters – short list

I’m dense. I just don’t understand why those who want to preserve their 2nd Amendment right to “bear arms” in a “well regulated militia” would defend magazines holding scores of bullets. And if the voices deriding and castigating the “housewives … Continue reading

Posted in event, random observation, volunteering | Tagged , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Stocking Stuffer: Batteries Included

What do you call movie-trailers made by fans of a book that started out as fan fiction? No idea – but there are an awful lot of fake movie trailers for a 50 Shades of Grey film that has yet … Continue reading

Posted in giveaway | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 39 Comments

Hallowe’en Books That Won’t Scare the Pants Off the Kids

Congrats to Lizzie! The books will be in the mail to you as soon as possible. Enjoy them! At the last birthday party my kindergartener attended, the parents gave a fantastic favor: A kid’s version of “The Legend of Sleepy … Continue reading

Posted in giveaway, Review | Tagged , , , , , , , | 14 Comments