waking up screaming

I keep having these dreams where Dad is evil and trying to kill me. And it’s only now, when I’ve woken myself up screaming, that I remember that it’s a recurring dream. Tonight he did something to my car – cut the brakes? – and twisted a knife out of...

man v internet

Have you heard about the Adam Richman instagram debacle? My understanding from the various media sources including a report from the blogger who first responded to Adam, is that Richman, the formerly chubby host of Man v. Food, posted a proud selfie of himself after losing somewhere between 50 and...

it’s kind of funny

Last winter I threw my hands up in the air and shouted that I didn’t know what I wanted to do with the blog, but I was unhappy with it. I spent February writing daily – light and entertaining posts – which interested no one. I decided to take a...

goodbye my friend

My friend H died this morning. I talked to his wife who is handling it as well as can be expected. He died in prison. He had to live in very difficult circumstances for the past 16 years for something he didn’t do. It’s a long story and not mine...

some thoughts on should and try

There’s so much I haven’t gotten done this spring. And much that I have but listing those things doesn’t make me feel any better about those that haven’t gotten done. It’s lateish June and I haven’t planted the beds or even the pots I intended to for my patio garden....

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