Entry on quite a few pages of my diary in 1978: “Went to Betty’s house. Jumped on the tramp.” Continue reading Lady and the
Someone recently asked me what my morning routine was. My alarm goes off at 7 am, and then I immediately work out for 30 minutes. Some days, I work out for an hour. Hitting that snooze button over and over again really wears me out, so I follow that with some coffee and a bowl of Cap’n Crunch. Then a nap. Continue reading Early Bird Special
I wonder how many calories whining burns? Continue reading Would you like cheese with your whine?
Nothing happy, nothing funny, nothing witty, nothing wry. No more smiles, no more laughter, I have something in my eye. Pain was tapping, pain was knocking, pain was tearing down my wall. All the sadness, all the sorrow, who will catch me if I fall? I was tired, I was empty, so I laid my head to rest. Dreamt of singing, dreamt of sunshine, dreamt … Continue reading Redemption
Once upon a time and in a galaxy far far away, I took a science class (and by “took” I mean I was enrolled and showed up just often enough to pass) where the teacher taught us something about the density or volume of water versus steam and ice. I think. Anyway, the gist of it was that it’s the same stuff, but it takes … Continue reading The Battle
I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately… Some people weren’t built for the long haul. There are friends we make as children who become lifelong friends. There are friends we make as we get older who stick with us through thick and thin. And yes, these are the heroes. The true-blue friendship warriors. But there are others who were meant to walk with us … Continue reading For Lease
I had to say goodbye to you today. And while I knew it was coming, I still wasn’t ready. I took a picture of you. When I looked down at the screen, it was blurry. Maybe it was because I was crying. Was I crying? But you stood still for me while I took another picture. And then one more. You have always been so … Continue reading Goodbye