An Eccentric and Unorthodox Homage to My Mother

So, it’s Mother’s Day weekend, and I’m betting you’re all looking for confirmation that I indeed have a mother. What with that filthy mouth and all, I do in fact have a mother! I come from a very long line of potty mouths by the way, and although my great grandmother didn’t display it often, … Continue reading An Eccentric and Unorthodox Homage to My Mother

How My Experiences with Pneumonia Prior to the Covid-19 Pandemic Has Influenced My View Of Modern Medicine

Getting old sucks. I know, I know, I’m not as old as many, but I will say that it still sucks. I think I’ve finally discovered the reason why most of us are born with 10 fingers though. It’s for all the creams. Yes, you read that right. As you age a decade, you need … Continue reading How My Experiences with Pneumonia Prior to the Covid-19 Pandemic Has Influenced My View Of Modern Medicine

Kindness: A Swiss Army Knife in Desperate Times

Day 16 of the apocalypse:            My pants no longer fit. It could become an emergency shortly. I consider myself very fortunate for the rotundness that has graced me with its presence, as many are not afforded the same luxury, but damn! Since our voluntary isolation, my cooking has taken on the persona of a Julia … Continue reading Kindness: A Swiss Army Knife in Desperate Times

Well, Aren’t We Just A Bag of Mixed Nuts in This Household

Day 8 of the apocalypse:              I am sitting, just sitting. No other movement but sitting. Hardly breathing, so no other movement. And observing. Just observing but not overly observing, just observing intently. And, I’m contemplating. Not aloud, just silent contemplation. And wondering. Wondering which of my fellow ‘inmates’ I think would taste best with some … Continue reading Well, Aren’t We Just A Bag of Mixed Nuts in This Household

Why My Sister’s Death Feels Like an Unsolved Missing Persons Case

I thought the hardest part of dealing with my sister's death, would occur within the first few weeks following. How wrong I was about that.  I’m having difficulty wrapping my head around the fact that it’s been nearly 8 months since we lost her. 8 months…where did time go? I don’t know if it’s because … Continue reading Why My Sister’s Death Feels Like an Unsolved Missing Persons Case

Awaiting the Bagged Cucumber Swinging Battalion and the Great Battle of Ass Napkins Because…Coronavirus

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UGH. Yes. I am not immune to having an opinion, probably what most will consider an asshole opinion on this Coronavirus, CoVid19 or whatever the hell else you want to call it. I’m just waiting for the day when media outlets cover the stories of people beating the shit out of each other with full … Continue reading Awaiting the Bagged Cucumber Swinging Battalion and the Great Battle of Ass Napkins Because…Coronavirus