The Alpha Blonde

Sometimes relevant. Okay, always. Twist my arm.


My friend Tomica came by when Dorothy was just a few weeks old and as we visited, she’d asked me “Are you planning on taking the 6 weeks Paid Family Leave?” My response was “Nope, […]

Jan, 09 · in health

#listenwiththeleonards Week One

Our first week is done! My favorite of the week’s choices was definitely Carole King.  Duh.  Least favorite goes to Pablo Cruise. It may make Chuck happy, but I was kind of bored with it […]

An album a day…

We have a lot of records. There are some we’ve never even listened to, and after combining both of our collections there’s probably well over 365 albums . The problem is, we always listen to […]

Jan, 01

The new year

My husband was given the opportunity to emcee a local casino’s New Year’s Eve party, and because drunk people and gambling aren’t my thing these days, I opted to stay home and make pizza for […]

Jan, 01


Last year (2013) was a year of feeling a significant lack of control over the things happening in my world. My grandmother’s funeral was the first week of January and the feeling of being too […]

Dec, 10

The first month

The first month slips by in such a strange way. So much time is spent just like this, pinned down in place by someone who doesn’t even weigh 8lbs. I know I’ve experienced a first-month […]

Oct, 26

Dear Peter Frampton,

Dear Peter Frampton, You know, you never really made it onto my list of imaginary boyfriends until like, last year. I know you were a total sex symbol and all and somehow I never realized […]

Aug, 19
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