Author Archives: Gretchen Kelly

August 27

In Which I Decide Not to Stop Blogging

Originally posted on A Buick in the Land of Lexus:
? “Write what you know…” What DON’T I know? I know music. Not just to listen to, to live to. I’ll talk vinyl vs digital.  Rock vs Bach. I know music facts. Facts that lived inside dusty leather bound volumes of Creem and Rolling Stone;…

August 25

Your “Resting D*ck Face” Is A Problem

Guys, we need to talk. As a friend and an ally, I feel it’s only right that I bring this to your attention. I want to help you be a better you. I want to make you aware of a problem. It’s your Resting Dick Face. I’m sorry. Somebody had to say it. I’m not […]

July 30

Sex, Writing and Rock & Roll

  You know when it’s good. The hairs on the back of your neck stand up. Your skin tingles with excitement. Your head is buzzing, humming with anticipation. You feel everything with increased intensity. You feel alive. Electric. You don’t want it to end. The intensity of the moment washes over you, leaving you exhilarated. […]

July 28

Getting To Know Her

The SisterWives have had something huge happen. We’ve expanded. We’ve added to our crazy little family. Chrissy of QuirkyChrissy has agreed to join the love fest that is being a SisterWife. Some of you may have seen her gorgeous yoga pics on Instagram that make some of us a tiny bit envious of her flexibility. […]

June 11

Fuck You Purity.

A group of young girls sit in a circle in a dimly lit room. They are trying not to giggle as they listen to the group leader talk. They squirm uncomfortably at the mention of certain words. Sex. Virginity. Lust. Their snickers stop and their backs stiffen at the next word uttered. Purity. The group leader then passes around […]

June 05

Is This Thing On? Next Week On the SisterWives

We will be pushing boundaries and pushing buttons next week on the SisterWives. Sexual exploration and experimentation, religious guilt, the purity movement. No holding back. No holds barred. Hang on, it might get bumpy…

April 23

We’re All A Little Broken

“I love all of you Hurt by the cold. So hard and lonely too When you don’t know yourself.” -Red Hot Chili Peppers, My Friends   This is for the broken. The hurting. The ones who walk through life in spite of it. The ones who are just trying to make it to tomorrow. This is […]

April 09

The Man(di) Cave: Girls Gone Wild

   So, Tuesday the guys had their turn in the Man(di) Cave. Now it’s our turn. Because equality.   What’s one thing you feel confident you know about men?   Michelle– They are kind of smelly and not as good at handling emotional situations. Beth– They are always thinking about sex. They can be manipulated […]

March 26

I’m Offended That You’re Offended

    I love a good joke. And by good joke, I mean a really bad one. One that defies all of the rules of polite society. Inappropriate. Off color. Dark humor. I can’t believe he just said that. Those jokes. I love inappropriate humor. In fact, I’m married to it. It’s one of my favorite […]

February 26

Hiding In Plain Sight

  I had to hide her. I needed to tuck her away. Protect her. I was so young. I didn’t know what else to do. I couldn’t ask for help. I knew I had to do this on my own. So I hid her. She is safe. That much I know. No one will ever […]

August 05

I Don’t Want to Be An Actress Anymore

I wanted to be an actress when I was little. It was my childhood dream. I wanted to be on Broadway. Never mind that I have no dancing or singing talent. I wanted to go to the School of the Arts in New York City. I wanted to wait tables and go on auditions. It […]