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Schadenfreude is Majestic As Fuck

I mean, every now and again, I like to play “Boom! I Got Your Boyfriend” and laugh like a maniacal teenager, but that’s well below schadenfreude. Personal vindication is like creamy vanilla ice cream and schadenfreude is like hot fudge. Put … Continue reading

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Real Life is Scary Enough, Thanks

For the last four years, I’ve joined some of my writery friends and their friends in writing a story for 13 Stories Til Halloween. This year, I struggled. I kinda always struggle, cause scary, creepy, eerie is not my thing. … Continue reading

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In Which Joey Is Given The Day Off

Mentor rang me at nine-somethin in the mornin. I answered, “You are aware it is morning, yes?” “I am. But I am calling to tell you you don’t need to come in today.” “Really?!?” “Really! Enjoy your day off!” She … Continue reading

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If a Tree Fell in His Yard, Would a Man Even See It?

You may recall we had some inclement weather about a month ago? Well, if you don’t, lemme tell you, IT WAS A TORNADO. I heard the tornado and so did my neighbors and one of them even saw it. Unfortunately, no … Continue reading

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Dutiful Wife

This is the story of how my day was ruined by the mysterious disappearance of my navy blue pants. Nothing quite so tragic had befallen me since The Pillow Incident of 2015. We were about to go away for our annual … Continue reading

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Let Us Pray

Moo says she prays, “Sometimes. As needed,” which I think is interesting. The Mister nodded agreement. Sassy doesn’t pray. I am not going to ask the boy one if he prays, because he’s a private person, and if he prays, he … Continue reading

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Die Doctor

Last month, I finally went in for my eye exam. I dread the eye doctor. I call them die doctors. And for good reason. When I was in high school, I had chronic migraines. Well, I have had migraines since then, but fewer … Continue reading

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Dispensing

In the first few days of my job, I made a mistake on a hard copy and asked Mentor if she wanted me to white it out. She sure did. She handed me a pink contraption I had never seen before. … Continue reading

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Whatter Company

Back in 2013, when we bought our house, I called and set up our utilities. The water company was not whatever it was I paid in Indy before we left, because our city within the city has its own. Whole new bill … Continue reading

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That Time I Almost Became A Semi-Sandwich

I have often alluded to one of my PTSD incidents, the one regarding driving in the rain at night, but I questioned whether I’d ever write about it publicly. Manee wrote a post that triggered my wretched anxiety about it, … Continue reading

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