Carpool Goddess » Adventures From Carpool To Empty Nest

Masthead header

Author Archives: Carpool Goddess

There’s nothing I love more than fluffing up my pillows, getting cozy in bed and reading.  Well, eating freshly baked chocolate chip cookies comes in first, but this would be second on my list, for sure. It’s an eclectic bunch. A literary buffet of humor, love, drama, betrayal, adventure, self discovery, and even biblical insights. […]

View entire post >

  Looking for some quick inspiration? Here are the best writing advice tweets this week:   “Write. Rewrite. When not writing or rewriting, read. I know of no shortcuts.” #WritingTips -Larry L. King pic.twitter.com/wwEoFmtYzC — The Script Lab (@TheScriptLab) November 15, 2014 A lot of people talk about writing. The secret is to write, not […]

View entire post >

Here are the answers from yesterday’s 5 Truths and A Lie game. Thank you for all the comments,  I’ve been loving them all! This has been SO. MUCH. FUN. Okay, here goes: #1 As amazingly romantic as this seems, it’s all true. I remember their sawdust floors just like it was yesterday. My “future husband” […]

View entire post >

Today is Day #20 of NaBloPoMo (National Blog Post Month) and to celebrate the fact we have just ten more days to go (YIPPIE!), a group of us have decided to play a game called 5 Truths and a Lie game.   Below are 5 truths about me and 1 big fat lie. Can you […]

View entire post >

Okay, is it wrong to say this viral break-up text made my day? My sense of humor might be a little warped, but this speaks to me. At first I thought it was funny, but, then I realized I’m pretty sure I dated a guy like this once or twice. Call me old fashioned… but […]

View entire post >

I spent the early morning unsubscribing from email alerts from stores I don’t even remember subscribing to and turning off email alerts from a social media platform I rarely visit (*cough* Google+). I’m tired of the noise. I’m tired of my inbox overflowing with stuff I don’t want to see and probably never will. I’m […]

View entire post >

Here are some interesting articles and videos I enjoyed this week. From writing prompts, to parenting advice, to help for the sleep deprived (me!), to the ridiculous, and everything in between. Enjoy!     Parents: Let Harvard Go This Feminist Twist On “The Princess Bride” Will Give You Life 500 Prompts For Narrative And Personal […]

View entire post >

Chris Erskine, my favorite humor columnist and L.A. resident wordsmith, writes The L.A. Time’s  The Middle Ages. I have been following his clever, delightful, hilarious articles for years. His Saturday pieces about himself and his family have always left me in stitches and inspired me as a parent and a writer. So when I came […]

View entire post >

BlogHer kindly sends us #NaBloPoMo masochists a daily blog prompt during the week just in case we are at a loss for ideas. So far, I haven’t used any of theirs. Where my ideas come from I’ll never know. Divine intervention, perhaps. I’m not even half way through the 30 day challenge and I know […]

View entire post >

I was at a party recently, when a handsome young gentleman smiled broadly at me and remarked that it was “nice to see a woman eat and drink.” I must confess, I was holding a slice of pizza in one hand, a Vampire’s Delight (a wickedly delicious vodka concoction) in the other. Looking around the […]

View entire post >

I seem to be on a holiday-decoration-pillow shopping spree. Seeking comfort and expression wherever I go, I guess. Perhaps, I just need a nap. Posting everyday for a month during #NaBloPoMo will do that to you! Anyway, this pretty much says it all. The best part? It’s sparkly.     Subscribe to Blog Via Email […]

View entire post >