A Post-Scooby Universe

I absolutely can’t believe I haven’t written about this. (I’m so sorry, Bertie) We lost Scooby in January. He was fine. And then he wasn’t. And then he was gone. One Thursday in January, I was doing my pre-workday nap (I do this Monday through Thursday if Gene is not working from home) after hauling… Continue reading A Post-Scooby Universe

2018 Year in Review

1. What did you do in 2018 that you’d never done before? I rode on a tank! 2. Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year? My 2018 resolution was to Do Better. I don’t know. 2019’s resolution is again, Do Better. 3. Did anyone close to you… Continue reading 2018 Year in Review

An Attitude of Flattitude

Hello. Happy Thanksgiving, nearly. Here are the things I am NOT grateful for this year: Not making it to Indiana. Again. Having to cancel 2 vacations this year (New Orleans and Miami) due to health and scheduling problems. Year end is nearly here. This is my 19th year end. I am truly afraid that I… Continue reading An Attitude of Flattitude


1. What did you do in 2017 that you’d never done before? Turned 40, Tweeted (a fair bit), Got Laid off, Filed for unemployment, Got a new job, quit that job, Got a new new job 2. Did you keep your new years’ resolutions, and will you make more for next year? I don’t remember… Continue reading Untitled

The last 6 months

So, here’s what I’ve been up to in the last year Coworker J and her husband got pregnant. The second J told me this great news, I demanded to get to host her baby shower. The LaineyD from 2009 is horrified that I would attend a shower, let alone host the damn thing. The shower, initially… Continue reading The last 6 months

With all Due Respects to Pee Wee Herman…

The stars at night are big and bright (clap clap clap clap) Deep in the Heart of Texas! So we’ve moved (Me, Gene, Scooby and Sadie; more on that later). And I finally realized that I needed to try and start writing here again. So I’m here. Welcome Home LaineyD