Author Archives: nellclaire

Hold On.

Hello. It’s me. I’m not going to belt out Adele’s newest hit. But know that I want to. This is my first post for 2016! Queue applause! No? Crickets? No? OK. Jeez. I know I’ve stunk it up in terms … Continue reading

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The great thaw and the stank mobile.

Crap. The weather is finally warming up. This is really upsetting. I know what you’re thinking. And no, I’m not being sarcastic here. I’m perfectly serious. Why do I not want warmer weather and chirping birds and happier neighbors and … Continue reading

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Sleep or blog?

Catch up on sleep or write a blog post?┬áIs that even a question? Those two things are not equal. Not even close. But this is what’s going through my brain these days. For those of you who don’t know, this … Continue reading

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Does the odium come with the couch?

Sometimes Craigslist isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, it’s not cracked up at all, but cracked out. Way the hell out. My husband and I are trying to ditch our man-cave couch to make room in the … Continue reading

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I’ll take a corned beef sandwich with a side of miso soup.

Happy (24-days-ago) New Year! My apologies for the (second) blogging hiatus but I’ve actually had some pretty awesome paid writing gigs over the last couple months. I hope it’s a sign of what’s to come for 2014. Pretty please, freelance … Continue reading

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I bought an elf.

Yes, yes I know. It’s not even Thanksgiving and I’m blogging about Christmas. I’m just as bad as the stores, radio stations, and everything else people complain about who have nothing better to complain about. So. Here goes. I broke … Continue reading

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6 more months of dumb.

It just dawned on me that I need exercise to be smart. Minutes after an intense cardio kickboxing class, my brain is on fire with ideas. New business ideas, funny anecdotes I should write up, secrets behind the meaning of … Continue reading

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