T.G.I. Five-Days – Week Ending January 5, 2018

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Let's get started with the first T.G.I. Five-Day of 2018!

Guess who’s back, back again

Caitlin’s back; tell a friend

(adapted from the legendary “Without Me” by Eminem)


You may or may not have noticed, but I took a brief hiatus from writing last year. I apologize profusely for depriving you all of my special brand of snark, but I had some MAJOR healing to do in the brain area. The good news is that I am entering 2018 healthier and happier (and stronger and snarkier!) than I have been in several years! I’m really excited to be back writing again.

Seeing as how this is the first Friday of 2018 – let’s kick things off with the first T.G.I. Five-Day of the year! (more…)

T.G.I. Five-Days – Week Ending June 30, 2017

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Happy Friday, everyone! It’s almost the 4th of July weekend, and we were thisclose to having it be Monday, which would have been awesome, because long weekend and whatnot, but whaddya gonna do. Judging by the traffic, I think a ton of people are taking Monday off (or will be non-productive at work, if they’re expected in), so there’s that!

Shall we put on our patriotic thongs and read on?  (more…)

T.G.I. Five-Days – Week Ending June 16, 2017

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PEOPLE - a flock of geese attacked people at Disney, everyone's wearing dad bod bathing suits, and Dennis Rodman is apparently the North Korean ambassador. WTF?!

It’s almost the weekend – huzzah! Get started a little early by reading this post at work, while sitting on the train, or perhaps while your children are arguing for the 87th time this week day… remember, this is a judgement-free zone!

And hopefully, you’re having a better week than these people: (more…)

T.G.I. Five-Days – Week Ending June 2, 2017

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Happy Friday, everyone! Today I’m launching a new feature called “T.G.I. Five-Days” – it’s designed to give you five conversational tidbits and/or random facts that just might make you the most interesting person at happy hour, a weekend cookout, or brunch with your friends. Or, maybe not. I don’t know who you hang out with.


Naughty Catholic Schoolgirls

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My mother recently moved out of the house I grew up in – a process that naturally requires sifting through a lot of “stuff”. I know we’re all supposed to be minimalists and sparking joy to the point that we’re starting small fires, but I think that gene might be recessive in our family. I certainly don’t have it, judging by the sheer amount of cat toys underneath my dining room table alone. (more…)