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Guest Posts for 2013: #SoWrong


In 2013, I asked some of my blogging buddies to share their most embarrassing moments from which they learned…something.

I’m kicking things off on December 20, 2012 by sharing my own tale of horror and humiliation.

I can hear y’all now.

You’re all: Omigosh, she’s probably recycling something.

Like remember the time she didn’t back-up her computer?

Or remember the time she fell down the stairs?

Or remember the time she went dancing alone and got all dizzy?

Or remember the time she got into a confrontation in an elevator?

Or remember the time she wore her son’s pants all day?

Or the time she bought meat off a truck?


But this one is worse.

Here’s the deliciously tasty line-up of awesome-sauciness:

January 7: Renée Schuls-Jacobson •Fifty Shades of Humiliation Featuring a Guy in a Gray Suit” @rasjacobson

Jan 11 – Daniel Friedland • author of Down Aisle Ten @danielfriedland “Lessons From a New York Vagrant”

Feb 8 – Tori Nelson of The Ramblings • @toristoptalking “Romancing the Throne

Feb 15 – Jules of Go Jules Go • @juliedavidoski “I Love You, But I’m Not In Love With You.

March 15 – Peg of Pegoleg •  “True Crime”

April 12 – Darla of She’s a Maineiac  •  “Dear Diary, I Hate You”

May 17 – Misty of Misty’s Laws  • “To Bra or Not To Bra”

May 31  – Margaret Lawrensen of Life in LaRoque “Je Ne Comprends Pas”

June 14 – Susie of Susie Lindau’s Wild Ride • @susielindau

July 19- Blogdramedy • @blogdramedy

August 16 – Jess Witkins of The Happiness Project • @jesswitkins

September 13 – Lisha Fink of The Lucky Mom • @lishafink

October 18– Amber West of A Day Without Sushi • @amberwest

November 15 – Kiran Ferrandino of Masala Chica • @kiranferrandino

December 13 – Mary Nelligan of ateachblemom • @ateachablemom

NOTE: If you would like to share a humiliating moment on your own blog, or if you have already written about one, send the link here! It’s nice to commiserate with others who have survived embarrassment and lived to tell about it.

31 thoughts on “Guest Posts for 2013: #SoWrong

  1. Ha! I’m committed now! The thing about ritual humiliation, or hopelessness, is that its fairly easy to get the sympathy vote. When I wrote about what a useless DIY assistant I was in the post you linked to above, was it my skilled and efficient husband who reaped the commiserations? No, it was the Queen Bodger, me. There’s a lesson there somewhere, but probably not one we should be learning 😉

  2. Well, at least I’m glad you didn’t just do a recycled post where you just link to all your favorite embarassing moment posts!! Oh, wait . . . (and it sounds like YOU could do the entire year yourself, my dear! Ouch).

    And, um . . . didn’t I sign up for May? I could have sworn that happened. Maybe I just dreamed it. How embarassing . . . 😉

  3. Oh, lady. I don’t know if I can do a 12,000 word post about embarrassing moments and just title it “All Life”. Sounds like a fun series. Great blogger line up!

  4. Well, Misty, that makes me feel better. I saw my name down for May, yet I could have sworn I’d been booked for February. I put it down to early onset Alzheimers on my part, when in fact we should be blaming our dear host. Yup, that’s you, Renée 😉

  5. Yeah, it looks like you could cover the whole year yourself.

    I hope you know how much of a challenge this is going to be for me. I never do anything embarrassing. (a crappy memory is the only positive thing about having early-onset dementia)

    1. Pego: Remember, my blog used to be called “Teachers & Twits.” I wasn’t kidding. I have every confidence that you will be able to pull something off. Like, remember the time you didn’t send me one of those cool felted pins that you made and I sent my uncle to your house and you hit him with your broom? 😉

  6. Whoa…you’re organized. I have a date and everything. Which is great…loads of time to figure out which of the many “life burb” moments to share with you lot. Talk about a challenge.

    1. Baby, if you didn’t have that cruise, you would have had a date much earlier. If I don’t create a schedule on the blog, I’m in trouble — as you can see from the comments. I don’t know where those little scraps of paper go. 😉

      1. Babe, you keep thinking I’m going on a cruise. Nothing could get me on one of those things. I’ve done the sailing bit. 🙂

        But I do plan on doing some cruising…of hot Italian men. 😉

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