BlogHer and Diet Coke and Me: A Love Story

Mamacita says:  I’m going to BlogHer in a few days, and since it’s the only “vacation” I’ve taken regularly in the past many, many years, I intend to have a blast.  This is nothing novel, as I’ve had a blast … Continue reading

Dr. Who, Hot Weather, Bubbles, Blood, and Diet Coke

Mamacita says: We whine when it’s cold outside and we whine when it’s hot outside. Are we never satisfied with the weather? Apparently not.  Weather being something we have no control whatsoever over, many of us react by complaining, even … Continue reading

Say Hello to My Little Friend

Mamacita says:  This is a caffeine molecule. We hang out far too much.  I had thought about writing a humorous essay about how I’ve been known to drive to WalMart at 3 a.m. for Diet Coke because we were out … Continue reading

Do a little dance, make a little rum, Italian Ice! Italian Ice!

Mamacita says:  I’m pretty much living on Diet Coke. But that’s okay, because, in the words of Credence Clearwater Revival: There’s a bathroom on the right. You know how you always think you can drive well even though you’re so … Continue reading

Thises, Thats, and T'Others.

Mamacita says:  Today was the first day of class, and I hope it was an omen because it was lovely.  The main campus class was small and attentive; the local campus class was large and attentive, and the day itself … Continue reading

Ten Things Tuesday

Mamacita says: 1.  My sourdough starter is over twenty years old.  The bread is delicious.  Whenever I use it – and it’s been a while; the starter is currently residing in the freezer – I think about pioneer families, with … Continue reading