Category Archives: The Trivial

Happy Fourth of July

From our family to yours, happy fourth! Have fun, be safe, keep all limbs intact.

A Porch is a Porch, Of Course of Course.

I was starting to get pruny from soaking in my geographical jealousy over the outdoor living spaces of my Southern friends when it hit me. I actually do have a porch. I mean, our house, which one could only really refer … Continue reading


My lady and I got our snuggles out. We here in Los Angeles don’t believe in “Spring”. I can’t. I just…I can’t even. “Mommy, want to see the funniest face I can make?” (She’s obsessed with all the big girl … Continue reading

It’s Like The Best Inside Joke I’ve Ever Accidentally Told Everyone

Last week I wrote a post claiming that “that’s my jam” no longer meant “I love that” but rather, that kids today were using it as a euphemism for spanking the monkey. Which, you have to admit whether or not … Continue reading

And Then I Was An Old Person Using Slang That Made Me Sound Crazy (And Kind of Gross.)

In the late 90′s and early aughts (when I was a wee teen) the phrase “it’s my jam” was common. It meant “oooh, I love that!” or “this is my favorite song” or “I am really good at that.” I’m … Continue reading