It was a dark and stormy weekend. Not the weather. The world. I was a young girl in that city. And even then, in the 70's there were threats of terrorism - indeed, it was not uncommon for me to come home from school and see several SWAT-type vans across the street (I lived across… Continue reading Reality-Based Menu – Reluctant Edition
Well, that might be a slight exaggeration. Truthfully, other than a pot of chickpeas, I got nothin'. Also, I don't really care that there's nothin' (its the latter than has me most worried). Of all the things with which one can be afflicted, apathy is one of the most disheartening precisely because you don't even… Continue reading We’re Probably All Going to Starve
Even when you think you're ready. You've rehearsed it all; digested it all; talked it to death. And then at that moment when it all actually happens - a judge declares that you're not married anymore, well, it left me gasping for air. And I was as ready as I possibly could be.
I thought about spending the day hiding under the covers and only poking my head up for some coffee. But then Iseult reminded me that I had to take her to her morning carpool and she has PT this afternoon. So much for that. So then I thought I would file some claims with the… Continue reading Bleak
So, umm, just what the heck is that Maevey? Why it's a spoonful of peanut butter with chocolate syrup on it. Isn't that sort of the universal female answer to all our travails? You got something better?
So I finally went back to Mass.Which is better than not going, right? Maybe?Then I cleaned house.Both have been highly cathartic experiences for me in the past. Not so much anymore.Maybe next week.Maybe if I could just sleep. [Edited to add - Tuesday Edition - there is every reason to believe that I'm going to stick my foot in… Continue reading Trudging Through Molassas
It would appear that I'm jonesin' for a fight. You know how that is, right? You're cranky and irritated and you just want to duke it out (preferably with someone who's feeling similarly inclined so you can be friends afterwards).It's sort of a dangerous state for me, because I get just a leeeeeeetle free with… Continue reading Le Meh – It Continues