Welcome to The Shiny Butter Blog!
I know you wanna get right to the good stuff, so here you go—I’ve listed a few favorites.
Seriously, though, there’s more than I’ve listed here, so just poke around and see what catches your eye.
Contact me if there’s something you want to see more of.
Pensive, reflection-y stuff:
Thinking About My Dad, Who Would Be 80 Today
Wanna Know Who’s a Bitch? Hurricane Florence, That’s Who.
Safe Travels and Rest Well to the Sweetest Cat I’ve Ever Had
On Party Stamina, Middle-Aged Selfies, and the Costco Where God Buys in Bulk
Back talk about politics and the like:
Resigning Myself to the 5 Stages of Grief Over This Election
Democrats Who Were Blindsided, Let Me ‘Splain to You What Just Happened
New York Times, You’re Full of Shit
The 2016 Election Was Like a Slap Upside the Head
Back talk about society:
Hating on Haters Does Not Make the Hate Go Away
Don’t Be Anybody’s Bitch
A Post-Charlottesville Quiz
How to Be More Entitled, in Ten Easy Steps
Woo-woo peace and love stuff:
Let’s Whoop Up on Some Love and Kindness
Oh, New Year, You’re a Sight for Weary and Sore Eyes
Good Vibes, Fizzy Sunshine, and the Pursuit of World Peace
Speaking of World Peace, Leave a Big Tip—It’s What Good Humans Do
From the frontlines of parenting:
Here’s a Bunch of Back-to-School Stuff I Think It’s Only Fair You Know
Okay, So About That Time I F**ked up the Carpool
Training Your Future Grown-Up—The Grocery Cart Edition
My son Bought His First Car—Help Me Give Him Advice
‘Tis the Season to Keep the Christ in Chrysler—Or Something Like That
How to Go From Mardi Gras to Chocolate Bunnies in Forty Days Flat
What Would Jesus Buy, Who Would Jesus Shoot?
The Truth About How I Started My Day
I Love You, Liam Nissan
To Courtney: Why I Deleted Your Friend Request on Facebook