Author Archives: Anya

The One with the Pancake Rage

Pancakes. Thin pancakes. Fluffy pancakes. One pancake. Stacks of pancakes. Letter-shaped, or perfectly round. They invoke warm memories of moms cooking breakfast, families gathered around the table, and happy tummies full of maple syrup. Unless you’re my children. Just ask … Continue reading

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Rosie

About a year and a half ago, twitter introduced me to someone. A friend. And not just any friend. Not just another online contact. Not just another screen name or silly avatar. No, she is much more than that. So … Continue reading

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The Moments I’ve Missed

Sitting at my desk today, I was sort of assessing where I am at the moment. I’m literally living one of my dreams. This is the job I’ve wanted since the day I decided on technical writing as a major. … Continue reading

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The One About the Folders

I was sitting at my desk at work today, sorting the mountain of papers I have accumulated during this project. As I reached for the folder I’ve started organizing them in, I had a flashback. A flashWAYback, if you will, … Continue reading

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The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Year

To say it’s been a long year would be the understatement of…well…that very.long.year. I don’t have to tell you I’ve neglected my blog. The date on the previous post kind of gives that away. But it’s more about avoiding than … Continue reading

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I’ll Try This Instead

It’s November 1st. Again. That means it’s the beginning of NaNoWriMo. Again. I had good intentions of actually giving it a go. Again. I came up with nothing, and chickened out. Again. The truth is, I’ve been in a pretty … Continue reading

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The things you need to know…that no one will tell you.

In quite possibly the coolest news of the year, my niece is having a baby! A baby BOY! I’m so excited that she’s having a baby, but I’m ecstatic that she’s having a boy. Baby boys are a rare thing … Continue reading

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What are these “goals” of which you speak?

Is it really already January 18th? I’m not sure what happened to the first half of the month. Heck, I’m not even sure what happened to October through December for that matter. I’m sure I was busy. Doing what, I’m … Continue reading

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Elmo Loves Cupcakes!

I decorated my first cake about 12 years ago. It was a Scooby Doo cake for The Canadian, made from a Wilton character pan. You know, the kind where you decorate the whole cake with eleventy billion tiny piped stars? … Continue reading

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The Search

I’m sitting in my car outside my boys’ school. I’m 30 minutes early to pick them up. I’m here early most days, and more often than not, it’s because I’m working. I work 100% faster during these 30 minutes than … Continue reading

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