Sunday, November 12, 2006

It's one of those "About Me!" Things!

Hurray. Or whatever.

Honestly? I hate these things. I can never think of good things to say. I read other people's and I'm all like, "Wow! That is so interesting!" and I go to write mine and I'm like, "Man, I suck butt."

I guess I could start with the basics.

I'm Stephanie Snowe.

Stephanie R. Snowe, if you want to be exact.

Which you might.

I was born on October 15th, 1975. So whatever day you read this, subtract that day from it and that's how old I am.

On March 21st, 1998 at the age of twenty-two, I became the mother of twins. If I ever doubted there was a God, I did not after I had them. Their names are Boy Child and Girl Child. They are, without a doubt, the absolute best people alive. They have enriched my life in ways I can't even begin to explain. They are also the most hilarious people to ever exist, ever, and therefore I write about them a lot. But don't think I'm a mommy blogger or anything because my kids shit does, in fact, stink and I say a lot of curse words.

The story of the beginning of their life is pretty weird and convoluted. You can read about it here, sort of and a little bit about the backstory is here. It's long and hurty and I don't like to get into it all that much and I guess that's why I've never written about the whole thing. It's really just a part of me now and not something I think about a whole lot. I've written more about it, but I don't get that much into it.

I also never say my kid's names.

I married Jason: He for Whom This Blog Is Named on July 12th, 2003. I call the blog what I do because I am constantly saying, "Jason. For the love of God." I'm usually rolling my eyes when I say this.

Jason is, among other things, my best friend, the best possible father I could ever hope Boy Child and Girl Child to have, and a really snappy dresser. He and I met when we both lived in North Carolina and we got married there too. We moved to Tennessee after we'd been married a little over a year. Jason is from Connecticut originally so it's been really interesting watching him adapt to the Southern way of life. For example:

Jason: "Do I need to buy a truck?"
Stephanie: "Jason. For the love of God".

We have a dog, her name is Ginger. She is the absolute shiznit.

I'm fat but I work out all the freaking time and I have really pretty green eyes and absolutely banging hair.

I love television, particularly stupid crap that I really shouldn't watching since I'm an adult. Like old reruns of "Beverly Hills 90210" and "The Hills" and "Engaged and Underage" and crap like that. I think TiVo is God's gift to the Earth. For reals.

I have a therapist who I call Big Jim. He's the absolute best therapist alive. I credit him with saving my life.

I'm still trying to figure out my place in this world and who I am supposed to be. I've been accused of being very honest in my writing, and that's true. I don't see any point in not being honest if you don't have anything to hide. Which I don't. Pretty much the only topic that I consider off-limits is my own sex-life. I just don't think anyone needs to know that. Also? I respect my husband and how very private he is. It took him a while to just get used to me having a blog and even now, he does not read it, ever. I'm kind of glad he doesn't and I can't really explain why.

Some of my favorite posts are here, here, and here. These are a pretty good representative of my life, my writing, and who I am.

I love email and try to respond to everyone, unless you are crazy. A little crazy is good. Wanting to stalk me is bad.

Email is:

Oh and my first book is coming out on February 3rd, 2009.

I'm pretty freaking stoked about that.


Unknown said...

Hello. I'm Annabelle, I'm here at your blog looking around. I found your post on Desperately Seeking Sanity's blog very interesting and I too have twins. I'll bee looking around your blog today just to get to know you more!

Anonymous said...

Just wanted to comment on your remark that your husband doesn't read your blog and you're glad he doesn't but can't explain why.

Okay, that was a long, awkward sentence.

Anyway, my wife doesn't read my blog and I'm glad she doesn't. Perhaps my reason for this applies to you as well. When someone you know reads your blog they can start to feel as though they sort of own it and can give you suggestions for what to do or not do. If you don't follow those suggestions they can easily become offended. In other words, it can no longer be entirely your blog.

Just a thought.

Lydia said...

Gotta love you cuz, this is sooooo funny!!!

PaintingChef said...

So. Hi. I totally have a girl crush on you... just so you know. I came across your blog from the No Silence Here column on when Michael talked about your book. (Which I immediately pre-ordered from Amazon).

Another Knoxville blogger who isn't just talking about football and politics. Yay!

Anonymous said...

Just found your blog and am hooked - we share a wedding anniversary, and our children are within 2 months almost to the day, freaky! :) You're fantastic, can't wait to read more. :)

Anonymous said...

I am going to have to read your book because it came out on my birthday. I just started reading your blog so I have to catch up.

Elizabeth (Libby) O'Neill said...

Hey Fellow Libra,
I am finally surfacing and wanted to say...A BIG HELLO! I'll be catching up on the blog!

Intelligent Tool said...

TOTALLY love reading this! :) You are hilarious.

Righteous Metal Broad said...

Hey Stephanie, I've known you for years and after reading this blog for the first time this morning I am now starting to REALLY get to know you.

I love this blog :D



Jessica Morris said...

I loved reading this too - it was well written and kept my interest all the way through!
I am a southern transplant too - originally from Toronto.