Author Archives: joey

About joey

Neurotic Bitch, Mother, Wife, Writer, Word Whore, Foodie and General Go-To-Girl

Go Where Now?

No. No more go today. Do not take your mama out. Your mama has picked you up and taken you out all week. Take yer mama home. Let her put her jammies on. Fetch her a nice tea. Let her … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Jot 17

I liked this day. I woke before my alarm, I have a sassy new do, work was weird, strange, bizarre, and ultimately VERY INTERESTING, Office Assistant brought in the best snacks ever, my dog jumped on my lap and licked … Continue reading

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January 16, 1987

That day you got a new best friend, and on your way to the bowling alley, had to sit on her brother’s lap — and you never knew you’d end up marrying him. That kid with the bony knees and … Continue reading

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Tuesday of Overwhelming Jotness

I don’t like to stop. That’s a thing. I love to start knowing I can finish. Stopping and coming back is hard, especially when I can’t finish that time, either. However, my schedule dictates that I must stop a lot … Continue reading

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If You Want to Enjoy My Sweater

  So, last month, Drew showed up in this thick duster, kinda woolly, a muddled mix of popcorn and knit, heavy on texture. I loved it, cept it was predominantly black and so I told her I loved it and … Continue reading

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I Almost Forgot to Jot!

Snow! We got snow! Real snow! Hours and hours of snow! I dunno how many inches. Plenty. Some things were canceled. Relaxing at home was NOT canceled. It was perfect! JusJoJan

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SoCS — Just Jot Art

I find arts are deeply personal and are therefore a subject of preference. Now and again I’m awed to discover not everyone likes _____________  — twinkly lights, doors, Shakespeare! I’m frequently mistaken in assuming there are certain things we all … Continue reading

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DJ Battles

On Friday nights, we usually play musics. To be clear, I usually play musics, but sometimes people don’t vibe on my selection and we end up sorta battling. Y’all should feel sorry for me because trap music, bops, ballads, and … Continue reading

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#ThursdayDoors — Rescue Doors

Not too long ago, sometime during the busy scurry time of December, the boy one graduated from graduate school. We drove the drive and sat in the arena and when the ceremony was over, I fled from the milling and … Continue reading

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I Tried to Sell Shakespeare

This morning, Moo told me she’s begun reading Romeo and Juliet. I asked her if she thinks she has a good grasp on it. She said she doesn’t care because she doesn’t like Shakespeare. I gasped. I tried to sell … Continue reading

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