The Honking Goose

something to honk about

Gifted Children

My children are gifted. Frequently and generously every winter holiday season. I don’t hate it, but I’m not thrilled about it either. The thing is, even without their parents buying … Continue reading

December 31, 2014 · 25 Comments

sometimes I hear music in my head

like just now. My husband said the words, “it’s a little bit funny.” And suddenly Elton John is in my head singing. “It’s a little bit funny/this feeling inside…” So … Continue reading

December 11, 2014 · 25 Comments

my brush with celebrity, Vlade Divac

Years ago, when I was in college, I was at the airport waiting to board a Southwest Airlines flight. People getting off the same plane were leaving, walking past, and … Continue reading

December 10, 2014 · 9 Comments

it’s the most annoying freaking songs ever recorded Time of Year

If you do or have worked in retail you’ll know what I mean. Even if you just shop in retail stores you can quickly get a feel for how annoying … Continue reading

December 9, 2014 · 41 Comments

I talk to myself

Out loud (but quietly, of course). All the time. I talk to myself when I’m cooking in the kitchen or doing the laundry. I talk to myself when I’m at … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 85 Comments

the crap books I’m reading right now

I’m reading two less-than-stellar books right now. A book should be amusing, comforting, or at least thought provoking. Since I can say none of those things about these two books, … Continue reading

December 3, 2014 · 55 Comments

letter to my 16 year old self

This is going to be anticlimactic, y’all, because I don’t really have anything to tell my 16 year old self. I mean, I could be all cliche and warn myself … Continue reading

December 2, 2014 · 29 Comments
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