Archive for the ‘Words and Pictures’ Category

Road Warrior: The Suburbohemian has Feelings about Feelings and It’s Getting on Her Nerves

Saturday, October 11th, 2014

 The Suburbohemian would like you to know that she has NOT gotten in touch with her feelings.  Rather, they got in touch with her. They came bounding through the front door, plopped themselves down on the couch to watch re-runs of Law and Order and eat hummus straight out of the carton. They said “We’re […]

Wherein the Suburbohemian Finally Sees the Light and It is Not Coming from a Twitching Neon Sign in a Bar Named “The Crawl Inn and Die”

Friday, February 22nd, 2013

And thanks everyone who said “I told you so.” My epiphany was announced by the kindly voices in my head put there by equally kind friends. They’d been gently admonishing me to not treat myself like cat vomit on the Persian rug of life (as they did not put it) but more like how I […]

Preparing for the End Times with Hot, Cheesy Mayan Maize Soup

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

No Camouflage Required  The much ballyhooed end of civilization as supposedly predicted by the Mayan calendar has caused the preppers to gnash their remaining teeth and stockpile ammo, bottled water and probably porn. If that’s how you honor the end of civilization, you weren’t very civilized to begin with.  We are taking a different tack at our […]

Prayer for the Dyscalculic

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Part  1 of family bookkeeping and tax preparation for 2010 returns. The Suburbohemian has never claimed to be a financial mastermind, but back in the day, I paid bills on time and did enough cipherin’ to balance my antique check book. I even had regular paycheck deductions for savings (I know!) with money left over […]


Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

 extending or lying beyond the limits of ordinary experience We knew there was fun to be had. After all, the bride had been thrown a lingerie shower with an Elvis impersonator and had a bachelorette party at a drag club.  We had braced ourselves for bittersweet as well, because her mother, who was supposed to […]