FAQ

Do you have a question for me? I’d love to answer it! You can leave your question in the comments, @-reply me on twitter, email me at or send me a messenger pigeon. (Don’t actually do the last one, though. My cat will eat it.) Be sure to let me know if you want me to include your name and link to your blog or shop. Anonymous questions are fine, too.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHY “LITTLE BIG”?

Because the little things matter.

“Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you’ll look back and realize they were big things.” – Kurt Vonnegut

HEY, AREN’T YOU A BOOK?

Nope! I’m a blog!

There is a book called Little, Big however, and it is excellent. It is by John Crowley. I suggest you read it immediately.

WHAT’S YOUR MOTTO “BITCH DOESN’T THINK I CAN MULTITASK” ABOUT?

Someone once found my blog using the search term “Bitch doesn’t think I can multitask.”  It’s one of the best things that ever happened to me. Read more about it here.

HOW DO YOU PRONOUNCE YOUR SON/DAUGHTER’S NAME?

Isobel: “EEEE-so-bell.” Not “Izz-oh-bell,” please.

We pronounce my son’s name “EEE-lie-uhss”.

WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?

I have Crohn’s disease which has really affected my life, plus a whole constellation of health problems. Oh, you don’t mean the health problems? I was just born this way.

WHAT IS FOLLOW FRIDAY?

Follow Friday is a time to recommend people to follow on Twitter and  a great way to find new people who tweet interesting things. I took it a step further and I retweeted my favorite tweets from the previous week so people could see why I was recommending them. After awhile I was retweeting so many tweets I moved the whole thing over here so as not to flood my follower’s twitter streams. I also pick my favorite tweet to feature for Tweet of the Week and intersperse the whole things with photos I’ve taken. You can find them here.

I was nominated for a shorty award for creating this idea.

Once a month I like to feature a guest photographer. Let me know if you are interested in participating.

WHAT IS OMFN?

OMFN is an abbreviation I made up that stands for “Oh My Fucking Nom.” I use it when something tastes or looks especially delicious. I came up with it here.

IS YOUR HUSBAND MEXICAN?

Actually his family is from Guatemala. He was born here but his family still maintains close personal ties with the country and some of them visit regularly.

IS THAT A BRUISE ON YOUR DAUGHTER’S SHOULDER?

Nope, it’s a birth mark. Technically, it’s a hemangioma. It’s not really a big deal and will probably go away before she’s ten. If not, she has the beginnings of a rad tattoo! Of course, it’s already started fading so it’s probably not permanent.

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