Birth Plans Are Meant To Be Broken

I’m watching her sleep in the hospital bed. Wires and tubes cover her body as I recount to myself the Star Wars inspired joke I made earlier “You’re more machine than woman now.”

Though we knew that flexibility in the birth plan was essential, I don’t think Tina and I fully understood, before embarking on this journey, the amplitude of the events that awaited us at the hospital.

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The Way the Cookie Crumbles

Posted by Tina Blankenship


If you are reading this post, then I can reasonably assume that you are familiar with old school Sesame Street. If that is indeed the case, then you have certainly seen the iconic sketch where serious and stern Bert loses his mind when he catches lovable goofball Ernie eating cookies in bed. Now, 6 year old Tina wouldn’t DREAM of siding with Bert on this issue. However, now that I’m an adult, I hate to admit it, but I do see the validity in his argument.

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10 Things a Guy Ought to Know About His Testicles

Posted by Todd Blankenship

Tina has been sick like a dog for the past few days. She’s missed 2 days of work and has been drinking more tea that Captain Picard. Her throat is scratchy and she insists that regular swallowing is like swallowing razor blades. Razor blades, Tina? Really? If this is true, then it sounds to me like she could have a long, lucrative career in a circus freakshow. Continue reading

Holidaze

Posted by Tina Blankenship


Christmas is fast approaching and as per usual I am left with a whole laundry list of things to do before it gets here. I only just got around to decorating the tree, I still have a few gifts to buy, wrap, and deliver. I also have some baking to do, and some appetizers to make too! Needless to say, with a week left until the big day, I’m starting to feel a little pressure.

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