Monthly Archives: April 2013

Everyone Wants a Yellow Nursery

Moo was traumatized by the bees at soccer tonight.  They were the kinda bees that always seem to be busy and passive. They were huge. I suppose if I knew nothing about bees, and I was nine, I might be … Continue reading

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Don’t Cross Me

It takes two hours to drive out to Drew’s and almost three hours to drive back in the night rain. On the ride back, I realized that there sure were a lot of roadside grave markers. I hope the people … Continue reading

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I’m a City Mouse

I don’t fare well in the suburbs.  In the suburbs, I find I feel kinda pressured to achieve the status quo, when I don’t even like the status quo.  In the suburbs, you must conform.  You must upgrade to granite … Continue reading

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Lure Me Into Spring

Just two days ago, the gray sky spit out snow, and we wore long underwear to soccer.  Today, however, it was warm and sunny.  Before dinner, we took a long and winding stroll around the .. quite a ways. I … Continue reading

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Who’s Afraid of Oatmeal?

One of the first things sufferers of anxiety need to learn is not to ask why we’re having anxiety.  The truth is, people with anxiety usually ask whys of everything, and so not asking why we’re having anxiety is a … Continue reading

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On Aunting

Today, we had a visit from my oldest nephew, Simon.  (We’ll call him Simon, because that’s totally not his name.) He’s one of my most favorite people. Our relationship is based on coffee. When Simon was small he would wait … Continue reading

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That, My Friends, Is an Inequality

    Recently, I spouted off at the mouth.Alright, I often spout off at the mouth. When asked what kinda problems I had with “Republican bullshit,” I pointed to my dear friend, Beauty Queen, and said, “Oh, like her. She … Continue reading

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Forever Isn’t Long Enough

Today I called upon one of the many mentors in my life, my fairy godmother. She is a cunning, vibrant, artistic, sprite-like woman who always inspires me.  She bought me my first little black dress, and on New Year’s Eve, … Continue reading

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My Grass Will Be Greener

Sometimes, like when I’m placing metal ornamental palm trees into a half-empty basket on the bathroom floor, to make room for mouthwash on the vanity, I get freaked out that my husband hasn’t gotten a job yet. We’ve been here … Continue reading

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Spring Bound

I’m having a hard time adjusting here in the Palace of Rules. I’m often uncomfortable apart from the sleeping time. It’s always strange how other people live, therefore it’s certainly strange to live with them. But instead of focusing on … Continue reading

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