Love Song of the Crazy Cat Lady

Miss Biddy stayed out all night Tuesday. I felt scared, and relieved when she finally made it back Wednesday evening. She was a mess and I took her to the vet; bloodwork was good and X-rays showed her lungs were clear. But the vet noticed a tooth was missing. This morning I checked and realized […]

The Sisterhood

She thought herself better because they’d been together for decades. That illusion now fades. They’d “live free or die,” having believed the Big Lie, then die he did. Now, heaven forbid, she must play the hand dealt, she how her cruelty felt. Welcome, sister dear! You’ve become what you most fear.

Low-Hanging Fruit of a Poison Tree

Persistently Positive Patty thinks she can decree how my life should be. As does Reverend Robbie. It’s in the Bible, you see. And the self-help hyperbole, whose many followers agree, holds the key to being happy. Access it now, only $257.33. But what if, maybe, what’s best for me is what my intuition tells me, […]