Monthly Archives: February 2014

Turnabout is Bitchcraft

Pursuant to my conversation with The Mister yesterday during the water crisis… He phoned me to vent about work today. I let him vent. I said all the wonderful things people say when life is unjust. You must understand, he … Continue reading

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Aitch-Two-Oh-No!

I had a few ideas about what I wanted to do with my day. I thought I could write, paint, quilt, or bake. Maybe I could do two but not more than that. Oh, I should tell you my days, … Continue reading

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In Gratitude for The Baby Daze

I posted this photo on Facebook for Throwback Thursday. Me, two (step) kids, two babies and an obvious daydream about bubble baths. I don’t know if my mother was trying to capture my demeanor when she took the picture, but … Continue reading

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Lady and The WHAT.IS.THAT?

I’m one of those people who thinks loving relationships are hard enough to find, without discriminating based on gender, age, color, religion, etc etc etc. But maybe something as shallow as how we present ourselves should be a factor when … Continue reading

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From There to Pears

Long ago, I rented a townhouse close to the happening area of the city. This year of my life is what I refer to as “The Good Ol’ Days.” High school years were not the best years of my life. I … Continue reading

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In Defense of Southern Snow

In 1993, I got stuck in a hotel in Mobile, Alabama. Mobile is located on the southern coast of Alabama, situated on the Gulf of Mexico. The hotel waitress had said some bad weather was coming through, and although she … Continue reading

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We Do It Like Bunnies

For the better part of our marriage, our mornings have been spent in silence. Now and then, morning starts with screaming and cursing before coffee. But, sometimes, after alarms, before first light, The Mister and I, with languid bodies and … Continue reading

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Feeeeeelings! *sings, sways arms*

All these internet memes about how you are responsible for your own feelings, about how you’re in control of your own feelings, and you must own them, be responsible for them? Well, I just think they’re all crap. I’ve actually thought … Continue reading

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So Many Tomatoes, So Many Questions

Am I excited about some vagabond tomatoes? YES. Are they really vagabonds? Well…you tell me. When I bought them, I saw that they were greenhouse grown, in Mexico. They were beautiful tomatoes, nearly impossible to find here in the Midwest … Continue reading

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It’s Snow, Not Magic Glue

We’re getting arctic winds from western Canada. I like winter, but I am no Canadian. Brr! Western Canada can keep its wind! I drove out into the snowstorm last night. Fetched groceries. Drove home in it, too. Thought I might … Continue reading

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