Let me start by saying… my ONLY super power is that I can cure the hiccups. Sure, it doesn’t sound like much of a super power, but just ask anyone I’ve cured, and they’ll tell you I’m kind of a big deal. In college, people used to bring tough cases to me at my dorm, and I would cure them. (Not to brag, but the … Continue reading Hic-Hic Hooray!
Screw the Roman Numerals. Tripped going up the front steps. Turned around to see if anyone noticed, and walked into a pole. Did someone move the earth? Continue reading Accidentally Human Part 9
It’s 110 degrees outside. In the shade. With sauna-esque humidity. I just discovered a leftover box of Popsicles from my grandson’s last visit. Score! I now have cherry lips, cherry teeth, a cherry tongue, cherry fingers, a small patch of cherry on my chin, little cherry drips leading into (and, conveniently, out of) the garage, and a cherry stain (ironically shaped LIKE a cherry) on … Continue reading Dripping With Dis Stain
Everyone has entertained the question, “If you could have a super power, what would it be?” I think I usually answered, “To fly.”. And I have. Maybe not on my own steam, but in enough planes and helicopters and roller coasters. So I can’t complain. But I know sometimes I answered, “Invisibility.” I recently had a fairly detailed and intimate conversation with two complete strangers … Continue reading Great Expectations
Day One. I am curled up in my oversized chair, enjoying the quiet of the morning, sipping my cup of hot lemon water and wishing it were coffee. Soon, I will brew a batch of mint green tea to drink (iced) all day, and I will wish it were coffee. For breakfast, I will drop a landfill-bound straw into a semi-healthy, ersatz chocolate protein drink, … Continue reading Day One
You know it’s a lazy Sunday when making mac & cheese feels like “slaving all day over a hot stove.” Continue reading Too lazy for a title
I think all the items in my junk drawer need an appointment at Planned Parenthood. Continue reading Junkrabbits