Before my sister was born there was another baby, a girl who died in infancy of some unidentified condition. I never really met her. At birth, her prognosis was not good, so I believe my mom and stepdad just decided not to officially introduce her to myself and my older brothers to keep us from … Continue reading For My Sister
Recently someone suggested I hate men, and honestly I had trouble denying it. In retrospect, hate is a very strong word and to suggest that I hate men is too severe of a statement so I will say that there are a lot men that I dislike. There are also many women I don’t like. … Continue reading Do I Really Hate Men?
I have them all fooled, you know. All those people who think I work hard at my garden. They go on about my work and I let them because, why not, I have an ego and they are stroking it. But I don't work hard in my garden. I don't like to work hard. Mother … Continue reading There Are 15 Billion Weeds In My Garden
For years Mickey was comatose. I honestly thought he was dead because he wasn't as young as he looked and hadn't shown any signs of life for over thirty years. Mickey is close to fifty. He came into my life when I was thirteen and adorned my wrist everyday for a couple of formative years … Continue reading Mickey Goes To The Doctor
There was a pain in my neck. Some people would consider this karma since I have been a pain in the neck to many in my lifetime. But I don't believe in karma, so I had to attribute it to poor posture, a tight shoulder muscle and the constant stabbing sensation that was residing in … Continue reading Wimpy Bitch Gets Fit
Sitting unassumingly under an elephant-shaped cozy, given to me many years ago by my step sons, is my morning tea. Enjoying a large mug while checking in with the world through social media, news apps and email is a morning ritual for me. I allow myself to dawdle through this because it is part of … Continue reading Regarding Tea, Meat, Fossil Fuels And Cow Farts
Last week The Doc and I spent several days in Nanny and Grandpa mode. This is what happens when our granddaughters come to visit. Especially when they come to visit without their parents. Parents can put a real damper on Nanny and Grandpa mode because kids act totally different when their parents are around. There … Continue reading Nanny Mode – Lessons from Grandma T