Well, well, well. Here we go again. A new year, the same resolution to blog more. I should know better, especially given the 2012 experiment, but clearly I just get older, not wiser. I could take a glass half empty approach as to why I didn't blog more in 2012. Let's see: it started with a 6 month old who got RSV, which then morphed into me having sinus infection after sinus infection and strep throat after strep throat for months on end (up to and including this very moment in 2013) and … [Read more...] about Try, try again
Today is the 6th birthday of my little blog. I can't believe it's actually been six years. Sure, it came off the tracks a lot during those six years. When Funky-Ass Monkey wasn't online, it was because I was grappling with being overworked, an all-time low of energy thanks to Hashimoto's hypothyroidism, and all manner of other things. Things like blog identity crisis. All I blogged about early on was how much life in PHX sucked. Well, that, and how museum work is was awful. Things that are still … [Read more...] about FAM Turns 6!
My loyal reader might note that it took exactly one day for me to break my New Year's resolution to blog daily. What was I thinking when I made that resolution?! Oh, right. That I needed to allow myself a no-rules creative outlet, a space for me to play in. And in order to continuously get better at my creative craft, it's a well-known fact that you gotta practice, practice, practice. So I'm going to forgive myself for skipping out already and keep plugging away. Every. Day. … [Read more...] about Resolution FAIL
So I have made it my 2012 resolution to blog as much as possible, getting back in to the habit. My only update for today, though, is that I have the cutest baby on the planet. Not exactly breaking news, I know. After all the hubbub of family in town for the holidays, it was time to just enjoy the day with my girl. Which was incredibly easy, since it is 80 degrees and sunny. Btw, I do feel slightly guilty announcing that, when I know how it is on January 1 almost anywhere else, but it was just … [Read more...] about New Year, New Blog Entry