I am just one crappy day away from becoming a picture on the side of a milk carton. Continue reading Have You Seen Her?
Lixie, my 11 year old cat, comes bounding into the living room and I think, “Oh look! She’s still a kitten at heart!” She’s making these cute kitten sounds and acting all playful around my feet. I’ve had a rough day, so I slide off the chair and plop down on the floor next to her. “Hey kitty kitty… what’s up?” She meows and purrs … Continue reading Ice Ice Baby
Someone recently told me that I can’t skip chapters. That life doesn’t work that way. I am supposed to read every line, and that I won’t want to read some of it and that some chapters will make me cry for weeks. Uhm… Nope. I’m skipping to the back page and reading it first. Then I’m going back and thumbing through to find money or … Continue reading Fiber
The Spin Doctors are playing “More Than Meets the Ear”, and I am missing you so much it hurts. One of the last things you told me to do before you died was to watch this movie. “Have you seen ‘Waiting’,” you asked, and threw your head back to laugh. I admitted that I had not. “Oh my God, you HAVE to watch it! It … Continue reading More Than
We take off in the pouring rain. Northern remnants of a tropical depression that flooded Houston just yesterday. I silently curse the clouds. Lifting above the storm, my mind wanders back to when I first met you. I think I was at my most damaged. Even though there was plenty of harm yet to be done, I was already a mess. Am I better now? … Continue reading Untitled
Dear Readers, I was just playing around with some settings and found the “password protected” setting. I was trying it out (there was no body to the blog) and didn’t realize it would send an email to all of my readers. I apologize, and now I feel I must write something worth reading. So how about a question. Riddle me this: Why is it in … Continue reading Oops!
My stomach growled. I hadn’t had anything to eat since the ants in my coffee. I know. You have questions. Hold your horses. So far, I was the only one up. I stretched my pajama-covered legs and swung them off the daybed. The sun was shining over my shoulders, and I paused to admire my freshly-pedicured toes. I grinned, remembering that the pedicure had … Continue reading Breathless