Posts tagged "sister"
Now Playing at the (a)Musing Foodie Blog: CTJ's "Indoor Smoke Signals"

Now Playing at the (a)Musing Foodie Blog: CTJ’s “Indoor Smoke Signals”

My latest piece, “Indoor Smoke Signals,” is available for reading at the (a)Musing Foodie blog, which is hosted by the Liza Hawkins – the Interweb’s preeminent charmer where chowing down is concerned. So do yourself a favor. Read the article here and then follow Liza on Twitter here. An excerpt: My sister and I would’ve noticed...
A True Poo Story: A White Poo Sighting at My Sister's Friend Dawn's House

A True Poo Story: A White Poo Sighting at My Sister’s Friend Dawn’s House

This really did happen. And I can assure you that my sister Alyssa and I have talked about this for w-a-a-a-a-a-a-a-y too many years. Oh yeah, and if you feel like commemorating this momentous remembrance with us, buy the T-shirt (See the picture below the picture) at my Cafe Press shop.
Washer Washer, Dryer Dryer: An Inexplicable Childhood Game

Washer Washer, Dryer Dryer: An Inexplicable Childhood Game

Inspired by @WritRams’ post. Thanks for reminding me of this inexplicable game. When my sister Alyssa and I were smallish, we played a game called “Washer Washer, Dryer Dryer.” It made sense to our candy-addled kiddie brains, but as we grew up, we both realized it made no sense whatsoever. We tried to explain it...
Me and the Half-Pint: When We Were Young

Me and the Half-Pint: When We Were Young

Alyssa and I on our driveway in Odessa, MO.  She was my slave, and I made her pull me everywhere.  This led to the atrophy of my leg muscles, which caused me to place 4th out of 4 in my elementary school track meet. I used to dress Alyssa up in all sorts of costumes....