Magnificence in the Mundane

Bringing humor to the many challenges of parenting, driving a gigantic SUV full of smelly boys and their friends, letting go of the idea of perfection and tackling middle age all serve as my inspiration. We all have common experiences, I just share my take on the absurdity of every day life.

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DOGtv Might Just be for the Birds


When you write for a living, people are always suggesting topics to cover. I ignore most of them because my life is fodder enough. And because I am inherently lazy and writing about the old homestead takes zero research. But, recently I received a survey about DOGtv that simply could not be ignored. Yes people, […]

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Real Housewives of Potomac 2: Episode 11 Bust a Move


Whether moving out, moving up, moving on or moving in for the kill– it was a busy week in Potomac. Well technically, the episode began in Bermuda where we left Karen last week snarling off camera with language usually reserved for a Compton street fight. Bulletin: The etiquette police have left the building Karen’s tirade […]

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Real Housewives of Potomac 2: Episodes 9 & 10 Have Baggage Will Travel

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Thinking I was a slacker for skipping last week’s recap? Well, shame on you and bite your tongue. Last week was basically one big buildup for this week’s Bermuda trip, so I was hoarding my snarky summary for a recap two-fer. The Potomac ladies are tired, ya’ll. They are all running from something and hoping […]

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Real Housewives of Potomac 2 Episode 8 If You Wannabe


What would happen if we made the RHOP and the Spice Girls twinsies for just one episode? BFFs F-O-R-E-V-E-R that’s what! I mean the most famous Spice Girl song “Wannebe” pretty much sums up the ladies of the 20854 in general. More importantly, a girl has to entertain herself somehow while reviewing a very slow […]

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The Real Housewives of Potomac 2: Episode 7 The Bare Naked Ladies


After a week hiatus, this episode got down to the nitty-gritty with the RHOP. The ladies are baring their souls, baring their teeth and barely hanging on. Mo’ Money acts like a real estate mo’gul prattling on about her four houses. But for those who are counting, the new mansion in Potomac makes it five. […]

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The Real Housewives of Potomac 2: Episode 6 No Pep in Potomac’s Step


Anyone else out there need a little Red Bull or caffeine IV to stay with the RHOP? Where the hell is all the action? I mean, there is a slew of Kumbaya and hand holding which is downright confusing for all the regulars who are owed a certain level of crazy in return for tuning […]

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Real Housewives of Potomac 2 Episode 5: Leave ‘Em Juanting More

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All this reality must be getting to me. So I’m just gonna’ come clean and toss out this real question. Is anyone else having trouble following Monique and her urban dictionary dialogue? Our girl has gone completely Kanye on us and I’m not hip enough to follow along. Episode 5 proves you can take Mo’ […]

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Real Housewives of Potomac 2 Episode 4 We are Family


“I got all my sisters with me…” And moms, dads, sons, estranged husbands, potential husbands and a therapist. Sister Sledge is raising the roof as family members are making cameos all over the 20854. It’s like a reunion up in here. First up, Mama Gizelle. Nothing is too good for Gizelle’s mama visiting from Houston. […]

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Real Housewives of Potomac 2 Episode 3: Potomac Sort of

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This week’s episode has been brought to you by Google Maps. The RHOP are on the move people… Baltimore, Virginia and a road trip to Alabama all giving me jet lag. At least no one is pretending this show has anything to do with Potomac, so there’s that whole silver lining thing happening, First stop […]

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The Real Housewives of Potomac 2 Recap 1: Rapping, Snapping and Scrapping

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The Real Housewives of Potomac (RHOP) franchise was pissing people off even before its triumphant return Sunday night. The teasers and promos were all about ‘The Mac’ for weeks. Hey, I’ve got a memo for the creative clowns at BRAVO:  Do not mix up Potomac with a fast food order.  That is not how we […]

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