Monthly Archives: July 2011

On a lighter note: WHAM, POW, KAZAM!

Following Comic Con I’ve been all about super hero worship (I guess I’m still on a Spider Man high), and I was psyched to find that www.desizns.net offers some rad super hero embroidery machine patternz in addition to the Thomas Train ones I already picked up the other week. Even...
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No, really – what would you do?

I have an aggressive mouth. And an equally aggressive spirit when it comes to protecting kids who are being abused or hurt in some way. But yesterday I witnessed something that I wasn’t quite sure how to handle because I didn’t want to jeopardize the well being of my own...
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Super Blake hits Comic Con …

This past weekend, we took Blake down to San Diego for Comic Con – the international convention for all things super-hero/comic book/overall rad. Granted, we didn’t actually have tickets. Instead, a good friend, Doug Kline, (author of the Unauthorized San Diego Comic Con Survival Guide and the geek behind www.PopCultureGeek.com),...
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Google Minus

  When we were little, my brother and I made a book of zany jokes titled (aptly enough) “Clint and Jessi’s Zany Joke Book.” In it, we made really dorky jokes about our teachers and our family. Some of them were funny, for sure. Others were probably only funny to...
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On the town …

It’s always exciting when I get a night out. And usually when I do, it involves both drinks at Pike Bar (4th & Hermosa, owned by a former member of Social Distortion) and a night of music somewhere in the region (this time being Alex’s Bar a.k.a. Fangtasia). Saturday I...
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Hoodie Goodies

So – I’m pretty obsessed with hoodies, both for myself and for my own kids. One of the reasons I love them is that they allow tons of opportunity to decorate and adorn to add a bit of personal style. One of my fave things to do after Blake was...
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God Knows

When I was younger, the imminent and ongoing arguments with my older brother usually went something like this: Jess: “Mom, he punched me!” Clint: “No, I didn’t!” Jess: “Yes, he did!” Clint: “No, I didn’t! repeat … repeat … Jess: “Whatever. God knows.” “God knows” was literally the only way...
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