Someone get me a mug

Before now, I didn’t fully buy into the whole “take down the patriarchy” thing. I thought it was a little overblown.  That is, until I started learning how modern womanhood burdens got started. Did you know Lysol was first marketed as a douche?! Yes, I call them burdens. I know this is a matter of opinion. … Continue reading Someone get me a mug


As a child, we had a live in helper for our family (more about that here). Her various siblings and friends stayed with us as they established new jobs or housing situations. At one point, her brother and his best friend lived in our home. My memories of this time are of family dinners with … Continue reading Spaghetti