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White Lies

Once upon a time, I used to publish posts about bands that excited me and/or songs that made toilet paper look like the new Teen Mom sex toy.  But unlike a fairy tale, these posts were not filed in the Happily Ever After drawer so I stopped doing them.  Coming full circle a year later, […]

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A Sober Stumble Upon?

Part of the beauty of WordPress is that I’m on it one can customize their blog to better enable readers to share their posts through a variety of social networking platforms.  Thankfully, I do not suffer from the delusion  that people want to do anything with my posts–especially read them–with the exception of following my […]

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the badbye

To say it’s been a challenging year would be like calling a cucumber a pickle. Well, sort of. Anyway, my point is that I’m not all that surprised to have found myself driving across the country and through the middle of nowhere last weekend, for purposes of saying goodbye to a dying family member. The […]

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It’s a Beautiful Day in Someone’s Neighborhood

[Queue piano ditty.] [Screen text: Missus Abernathy’s ShadyHood] [Enter trolly car from the left, pan right following trolly.] [Zoom to yellow house mid-screen, with quick camera transition to flashing yellow traffic light.] [Camera pans left as I enter the room singing “A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood”–poorly and off key.] [Stopping at the closet, I […]

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pop it like it’s hot

I am most definitely not one to ignore a sign from God, especially one suggesting that I take my shirt off, so I was a bit confused and slightly torn over how to handle the situation when the chest-central button on my blouse busted off in the middle of a lunch meeting today. At first, […]

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ovaries vs. NOvaries

Very recently, I was diagnosed with the breast cancer gene–the one made famous by Angelina Jolie.  The diagnosis has left me with some mixed emotions, mostly centered on how, exactly, I should reach out to Angie for support and, oh, maybe a lifetime of friendship and camaraderie, but at the very least a happy hour […]

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