Archives: July 2013

Mine.

If you’re a parent, odds are you’ve heard the word mine far too often. And you know, after 7 years of being a mom, I’m doing something drastic. I’m being selfish. Last week, I was making tacos for the Little Kidlet and I. Some of them were a little burnt, while others were perfectly fried.

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Friday Ficlet: Storm

I woke up early this morning to find that there was a thunderstorm. I got out of bed briefly to unplug my laptop and then let the rain take me back to sleep. But more interestingly was what happened before I woke up. I was in the midst of a dream about my novel, when

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Vlog #10: Q&A Time

A couple weeks ago I asked for some questions so I could put together a Q&A vid, and there was no disappointment there! This week’s question came from my Facebook Page, where Stephen Mitchell asked: “With everyone clamoring for Hollywood to make original movies, why does an original concept such as ‘Sucker Punch’ get so

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Review: Beef’d Up

First of all, apologies to anyone outside of LA. But we went to a new restaurant in Whittier, and I had to share. Because it’s new, the food was great and I want this place to succeed. Beef’d Up is a gourmet burger restaurant located in Whittier at the intersection of Beverly Blvd and Norwalk

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[Vlog] Number Nine: Fake Geek Girls

After two weeks away (yikes!), I filmed an extra long vlog this week. All about Fake Geek Girls and the misconception that Geekdom is overwhelmingly male. I do apologize if some of this is unclear- I originally shot twenty four minutes on the subject, and still haven’t mastered working off a script. But I have

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The WIRED mom.

Summer continues, and I’ve had an odd week. I’ve been struggling to figure out a routine now that both kids are home all day long, and I did have some progress- at the cost of my blog and vlog last week. I’ve also become dependent on caffeine again. This has been an ongoing problem for

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Happy 4th!

Apparently that week off from the blog was a bad idea. In the endless stream of life that is summer, I completely forgot to keep up my schedule. So here I am with a blog on the day I normally post a vlog. Next week, things will be back to normal. I admit that of

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