Category Archives: Parenting

En Garden

As with any disastrous event, people think of food.  I’ve never been an emotional eater, but I now am aware I’m a bored eater.  Not cool.  Working on that.   For some reason, when this thing really cranked up and people … Continue reading

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The Seven Deadly Pinterests

Social media has become probably more important to many of us during this thing – a safe way to be social. I have to admit, I’ve enjoyed the memes, gifs, songs, and other assorted mirth-inducing materials I’ve seen. It actually … Continue reading

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Pots and Pandemics

Hi. Remember me? I suppose I could make some droll comment about how it took a pandemic to get me behind a keyboard but I won’t. I have been preparing to come back to the old blog, but hadn’t gotten … Continue reading

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Rock and Rigmarole

Yes, I’m still alive and kicking.  I suppose that was something of a shitty move, dropping two rather heavy blogs and walking away for a while.  Couldn’t really be helped. So what’s been going on?  Lots, as usual.  We’ve had … Continue reading

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Everything But the Kitchen Drink

Dear C, You’ll never read this, and although I’ve said much of this directly to you, you won’t remember it.  You were drunk.  Not even drunk as a skunk.  Skunks deserve better.  You were ugly nasty mean fucking hideous drunk.  … Continue reading

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No Punny Title Today

I just found out someone died – someone that used to be a huge part of my life. I hadn’t seen him in nearly 30 years. That’s kind of awful, that someone can go from being a huge, day-to-day part … Continue reading

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Depress Your Luck

This is one of those “speak my truth” moments.  I’m depressed.  Not “having a bad day/week” depressed.  Like actually depressed.  Now that I’m acknowledging it, I think I’ve probably been this way for a while. I think my shitty summer … Continue reading

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The Son Also Rises

Dear Felix, I want to tell you a few things, but since you aren’t really able to have heavier conversations, I figured I’d jot it down for later. First, please know that this summer was not the summer I wanted … Continue reading

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Thank You For Your Nervous

About a week ago, I drafted a post.  It was driven by worry, and the worry was driven by “experts” who were convinced – and were in turn convincing – that we were about to be destroyed by hurricane-driven flooding.  … Continue reading

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The Whole Is Greater Than the Summer Of Its Parts

About a month ago, I was talking to my good friend, M (I’ll stop short of calling her the Divine Ms. M, only because that’s already been taken, but she is and she’s the mother of my bonus child, fighter … Continue reading

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