Monthly Archives: September 2006

Did You?

Best thing about election day?  Grown men wearing stickers, on purpose, all day.Of course, deep thinkers may argue that the real best thing about election day would be having the freedom to vote without fear of penalty or persecution, compliments … Continue reading

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Picture Book Philosophy

I was a horribly picky eater as a child.  I spent lots of my free time sitting at the table after dinner because I never actually ate my dinner.  I remember arguing about food with my parents, and not that … Continue reading

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Mrs. America, Part II – My Final Opinion

I have given you some photos, some details and a little flavor of the event.  But here is my final opinion.In spite of the general weirdness of grown women in this type of pageant, with men in tuxedos lingering around … Continue reading

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Mrs. America, Part I – Details

Welcome to the Mrs. America report, with your flash reporter, Mostly Jenine.  You will see from the photo below what I chose to wear, with the guidance of all of you (thanks to Beth for the tip on the chicken … Continue reading

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The Bold and the Beautiful

So here is Phil with the newly crowned Mrs. America, formerly known as Mrs. Arizona.  She was previously just a woman from Phil’s gym I have heard about more than once.  He has, on multiple occasions, told me about this lovely … Continue reading

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Phil, tell us about your weekend…

Ok, I knew the day was coming, but I was still surprised when one of Phil’s friends sent me an email to ask for more of Phil.  His point was that while I have been clear that it is MOSTLY … Continue reading

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Ouch! and The Beauty of Underscheduling

A few years ago, Andra got stung by a bee.  After an acceptable time of being supportive and comforting, I am pretty sure I lapsed into the “You’re fine, Andra, stop whining about it” mode.  Its important kids are tough, … Continue reading

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NO PRIDE. No pride at all

Ok, so just to prove I have no pride, and have reached new depths of shallow, here you are.  Now VOTE already.  Its the end of the day, I don’t know WHAT my hair is doing, and now that I … Continue reading

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Flash Reporter: Your Girl on the Scene

It is time for me to take a new assignment:  I plan to be your personal correspondent for the upcoming Mrs. America special (they don’t use the word pageant so I won’t either).  Make sure you read it right, this … Continue reading

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