As soul-crushingly difficult this journey has been, I am fortunate to have made it this far. Many don’t.
Happy new year. Same as the old year. Or as Janis Joplin succinctly put it, “Tomorrow never happens. It’s all the same fucking day, man.”
You define beauty yourself. Society doesn’t define your beauty. – Lady Gaga
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 […]
This Halloween I’m sharing a poem about what frightens me.
Not where I want to live, I assure you.
Everyone thought him a good man.
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, […]
Dear Universe, next time I ask for someone to show me a bit of compassion, kindly refrain from once again dumping on me all the shit you can scoop up. I get the message that you don’t care for me, but your cruelty is quite uncalled for. On second thought, I’m not going to ask […]
Living well really is the best revenge.