We often think of grandmas as lovely old ladies who play bridge, decorate their homes with collectable figurines and share stories about their cats - this is definitely my husband’s grandma - but not mine. My grandma was the coolest. My grandma still baked and did other granny-like things, but she also loved dark beer, cussed like a sailor if she lost a board game and didn’t shy away from conversations about sex or other “shocking” topics. I’d love to

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WARNING! The following is a list of my top five favorite Dick pics. View at your own risk. 1.  My downstairs neighbor   My neighbor Dick sings in a 90s grunge cover band. He also sings in his shower, kitchen and pretty much everywhere else. In fact, I’ve never heard him NOT singing. His voice is a mild blend of Joe Cocker and Pee Wee Herman. You can check out his band every third Thursday of the month down at

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Every Monday morning in Akron, Irene wakes up, fully aware that she must watch Game of Thrones before social networks fill up with spoilers - via status updates, tweets and comments. Every Monday morning in Akron, a jackass Spoiler wakes up, fully aware that after they spoil the latest episode for Irene, they must be able to outrun her, or experience a slow and painful death. When the sun comes up, it doesn’t matter if you are a man, woman,

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[caption id="attachment_662" align="aligncenter" width="385"] photo: lev radin/Shutterstock.com[/caption] Dear Tina Fey,  So, this isn’t really an “Extremely Urgent letter from the IRS”. I apologize. I only put that on the envelope so there might be a better chance of you opening it. And if you are reading this, it worked! I hope I didn’t scare you too much. I have no connection to the IRS whatsoever, thankfully (except that I pay my taxes every year).   Yes, this is another fan letter

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