Forgive the title, I just couldn’t resist. Travel, photography, dogs, politics, and more themes from 2015.
NOTE: I wrote this on the bus, so please be kind if it’s not up to snuff. There are some things in life that will squeeze your heart until it feels like it will pop. Dads with babies. The first tree to turn red in the fall. Soldier homecomings. A perfectly toasted bagel with creamContinue reading “On dogs in the morning.”
I am almost 40 years old. I am a strong, independent, generally happy human, who has figured out how to live solo while constantly reminding myself to ask for help, because, after all, asking makes me stronger, which I never quite understood, but whatever, I digress. I rock. I kill spiders on my own, changeContinue reading “Deep down, sometimes we’re still just scared 5-year-olds”
It’s Valentine’s Day, y’all! I’m not going to blather on about Singles Awareness Day, because let’s face it – that’s every day. I’m not here to rant about this holiday that many profess to hate, yet still consumes us. In fact, I feel quite awesome on this most hallowed/Hallmarked of days. There is hurricane-style blizzard coming, so once I stop yammeringContinue reading “Of dogs and heating oil on Valentine’s Day”
There’s a thing my dog does. It’s pretty beautiful. My Sadie is always watching me. I suspect she thinks I’m going to abandon her, which is just heartbreaking, but anyway. Occasionally, as I bustle around the house, she’ll climb down from the couch and peek around the corner to see what I’m doing. And sometimes, when I comeContinue reading “The inadequate and incomplete prose I’ve been trying to write since Ferguson”