We Are Standing on the Edge…

I just basically want everyone to know that my family and I will be okay. Everyone has things that go wrong. Everyone gets sick. Everyone has trouble now and then with government red tape. People change jobs. All of it is possible to deal with and all of it is way better than losing a…

Everything Is Horrible – I mean, Fine!!!

My stomach hurts. J has resigned and is wrapping up his cases. And looking for a new job. The changes and our tension make the girls nervous and they are acting out, making it difficult for us to get anything done. We all have colds. I have a fever. And cold sores, which I get…

Re: I Noticed You Signed The President’s Birthday Card, but…

Dear Jordan, Since the Republicans decided to sue President Obama (an act, by the way, which is infuriating me more than anything that has occurred in politics since the Supreme Court decided to grant W the presidency in 2000), I have received – wait, let me count them – 36 emails asking me to donate…

WWED?

As I re-read the contents of this blog, spanning the past few years with several long gaps, varying degrees of anonymity, and accompanying various use of writing skill (along with good judgement or lack thereof), I wonder about the “lady” I’ve become. In real life, I’m not sure I am any longer a worthwhile friend,…

Sick, Poor, & Painfully Aware

Big plans. Writing. Taking a walk with X and Asia. Helping John with his resume – well, he’s sick too. One of my least favorite aspects of chronic illness (well, do I really have to quantify them?) is that it can take me a while to figure out if I’m experiencing a virus or prodrome;…