Support The Arts

I don’t do a lot of fund raising on Sarah and the Goon Squad but this is something that I believe in. Choralis is a first rate community based choir in the Washington D.C Area. Besides being kind enough to let me in, they also provide scholarships to 12 students each year. Gretchen Kuhrmann is […]

Questions For You: TV

1) What is/was your favorite sitcom ever? 2) What is/was your favorite reality show ever? 3) Favorite drama? 4) Favorite made for tv movie? 5) What is your favorite music video of all time? *

Is there anybody in there? Just nod if you can hear me.

Hello my lovelies. It is January, and we all know what that means, right? Just in case you have no idea what I am talking about, this is the day for you readers to come out of the woodwork. Say anything you would like. You can just say hi. If you need a prompt feel […]

2009: That Went Fast

What is the appropriate way to end 2009? I know this was a shitty year for a lot of you out there and I don’t mean to gloat, but I had so much fun this year. This is in no way comprehensive but it is what it is. January February Life Should Not Imitate “Trainspotting” […]

But Other than this I am Completely Normal

The other day at the bus stop one of my new neighbors was asking all the other ladies about where we got our hair cut. I didn’t say anything until she asked me directly. Because I get my hair cut in Tampa. Which wouldn’t really be that weird except I live just outside Washington D.C. […]

As Promised: Questions For You

1) I finally finished “Infinite Jest”. What should I read next? 2) What movie should I watch that you think I haven’t seen? 3) What is the miracle cure I could use to ensure I am healthy in time to go to the Redskins/Broncos game on Sunday? 4) What two teams do you think are […]

Enough About Me: Questions for You

1) What is a really good fall recipe? 2) What is your favorite sports team? 3) What should I read next? 4) How do I get my kids to eat fish?

Planning My Trip to Wine Country

I choose to be in denial for one more day. I’m not thinking about Kindergarten starting Tuesday, I am thinking about my anniversary trip in October. I’ve got some nice meals to look forward to. We’ve secured reservations at The French Laundry, Mustards and Cyrus. Now, who has recommendations for a place to stay in […]

Questions for You: Literary Edition

1) What is your favorite novel of all time? (fiction) 2) What is your favorite non-fiction book? 3) Name a book you just quit reading in the middle, something you just could not get through.* 4) Is there an author that you have read everything that he or she has written?** 5) What book made […]

Questions For You: Quick! Before My Kids Learn How to Read

We haven’t done one of these in a while, but I have one very important question and some other questions of no importance whatsoever. 1. How much does your tooth fairy pay for a tooth?* 2. If I admit to my kids that there is no tooth fairy does that automatically give up Santa Claus […]

Questions for You: Music

Ah, sweet muse Euterpe. In my youth I was obsessed with music. First pop music, then metal, then heavier metal, for a while it was choral pieces and opera… I just love music. I remember asking my mom about songs that were popular when I was little and she said she didn’t listen to the […]

Tell Me About Your Trip to Wine Country

I consulted with Twitter and now I will ask you. My husband and I are thinking about taking a trip to wine country (the one in California, I didn’t realize that needed to be clarified until I spoke with Twitter) for our 10th anniversary that is coming up in October. If you have been recommend […]