• holiday fun

    christmas 2017

    Once there was an evil grinch who decided to try to steal Christmas from us, and possibly many others. That evil grinch should rot in hell. Finding out at 9pm…

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    living with a cat

    My entire life has been, “I have dogs, but I love cats, too! I’m just allergic!” And I meant it. I was certain I was as much as cat person…

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    the ever-changing world

    I’ve been thinking a lot about how excited my grandmother was when the year changed from 1999 to 2000. It was so important to her to watch the ball drop…

  • memories

    when the flame goes out

    I was sitting at my desk yesterday, counting down the minutes until it was time to go home, when a friend came over, in tears,  to see me. Bad news…

  • after the fire

    surreal

    There’s a major, major fire happening down the street from us. I first noticed the smoke out of the corner of my eye through the back door around 4:30pm this…

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    how to process

    Yesterday I found out that an author whom I’d gotten to know over the years has died. Then I found out he took his own life. This is a man…