Don’t tell me about how cute the kids are when they sigh in their sleep, or how fast they grow and soon they’ll be gone and ‘you just wait’* and all that shit.
Happy 40th Birthday Sesame Street! This week Sesame Street turned 40. Having turned 40 in May myself, I know how they feel (retro, not ancient…). I’m even prouder of having been born the same year as Sesame Street as I am the year of the moon landing and Woodstock. Snuffleupagus (did you know his first [...]
My mom read my blog the other day for the first time. You know? My blog? That I’ve been writing for 15 months? Coincidentally, she tells me she ‘sat down to finally read that blog you’ve been talking about’ last Friday morning. The post? Heiney Flu which happened to be about (and include embarrassing pictures [...]
Meet the new Ken. I just got done writing a Stripper Barbie post when I got the news from two alert readers Beth and Kristi that there was a new Ken doll as well. He’s part of a new line of Palm Beach dolls by Mattel’s Barbie, who announced recently in mainstream media that the doll’s name [...]
I would like to warn you all about a terrfiying virus sweeping the nation. It’s the “Heiney Virus.” It has been named this by my mother, a woman who is normally blissfully unaware of the world around her and chooses not to partake in the watching of news nor the reading of newspapers. The other [...]
Dear Barbie, When did you become a stripper? We received your whore mag catalog the other day- every year we’re excited about the arrival of yours and FAO Schwarz and the other Places From Which I Don’t Actually Buy My Children’s Christmas Gifts catalogs. I enjoy looking through your Barbie stuff, even though today you are apparently a [...]
I had an amazing opportunity to go to New York City this week for a screening of the new film Motherhood, which opens today in five cities (NY, Chicago, LA, San Francisco and Boston). I read an article about the film in the New York Times last weekend, so I decided to write an article [...]