My Baad Past

A Room of One’s Own

June 22, 2013
My Baad Past

A room of ones own sounds like a pretty basic thing in life; but just tell that to any child …Read the Rest

Butterfly Collection

April 12, 2013
My Baad Past

On Mom’s neverending quest to channel the curiosity and “destructive” impulses of her wildchild (moi) into something more socially acceptable, …Read the Rest

Ding Dong, Santa’s Gone

December 21, 2012
My Baad Past

“He is DEAD,” I dramatically proclaimed to my little sister, the morbid evidence clutched tightly in my hand. J. sobbed, …Read the Rest

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Boo?

October 30, 2012
My Baad Past

It’s autumn: the time of year when thoughts turn away from summer play to the only autumn celebration worth mentioning …Read the Rest


July 9, 2012
Baad Ideas

Whilst viewing a hilarious photo of two dogs in what appeared to be SpongeBob underwear knock-offs (but actually proved to …Read the Rest

Happy (Late) Mother’s Day: An Afterword…

May 20, 2012
Baad Ideas

Real-world phone conversation: Moi: “Happy Mother’s Day!” Mom: “Why, thank you!” Moi: “Are you enjoying the candy?” Mom: “Yes!” (Pause.) …Read the Rest

Spit Personality

May 11, 2012
Baad Ideas

I glommed on to the mysteries of psychology at some point in hi school, but as usual my perception of …Read the Rest

‘A’ Inferno

April 22, 2012
Baad Ideas

Long before I read the classics, my parents claimed that I ‘played with fire’. A puzzling statement, as ‘playing with …Read the Rest

Diorama Dialogues

April 14, 2012
Baad Ideas

There are few hallmarks of early education that stick to the memory as much as my discovery (and exploitation) of …Read the Rest

Bake Sale

April 10, 2012
Baad Ideas

Every year I pass by hopeful Girl Scouts and Campfire Girls flaunting sugary delights. And each year I am tempted …Read the Rest