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Mama Kat: Winter in my neck of the woods…

January 9, 2014

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Winter in my neck of the woods, eh? Well… rather than post the same pic of the NE blizzards that you’ve seen on the evening news, I thought I’d treat you to a different view of winter at my house. Namely, my dry-ass cracked hand skin. Context: I grew up in the San Francisco Bay […]

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Wordful Wordless Wednesday: My Heart Isn’t Big Enough

November 30, 2011


My heart isn’t big enough. Not for the crashing train that hits me when you smile. Not for the iceberg that chills me when you take a spill. Not for the number of towels I need handy for your fantastic teething-open-mouth kisses on my cheeks, and nose, and forehead. Not for the monster sitting on […]

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How to Measure Your Breasts for a Blog Post

October 28, 2011


This one goes out to all my BFing homies, yo.  Werd to your babas. G woke up at 1:45AM this morning.  This is not unusual.  He’s EBF (that’s Exclusively Breast Fed to those of you not in the know) and sleeps with me and M, and he wakes a few times a night to nurse.  […]

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Better Living Through Chemistry, Or the Reality That Depression Doesn’t Go Away

October 26, 2011


You know this story already, but maybe you just don’t realize it. This story is also yours, or it is your friend’s, or your mother’s, or your cousin’s.  Maybe it’s your husband’s, or your boss’, or your child’s. My name is Venus, and I am clinically depressed.  This is my story (and it’s a little […]

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October 14, 2005


The persons responsible for the previous post have now been sacked. I had a frappuccino earlier. And then a Coke. What was I thinking? I should know better. I’ve had problems with this before… It’s 1 AM and I should be asleep. Oh well. Here’s another frappuccino story to entertain those few of you who […]

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