Category Archives: I Hate The Living

This Is How A Heart Breaks

You know those PSA commercials where they show someone texting in their car and suddenly getting broadsided by a semi-truck in slow motion?  When you see it, you’re shocked, frightened, horrified … and may even think about what the driver … Continue reading

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To the Moon and Back

One of my favorite songs from Savage Garden is one I always thought had to be written about me, at some point.  I’m sure I’m not the only woman to think that, either.  But it strikes the heart when it … Continue reading

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WTF and OMG

April 26, 2011 It strikes me, tonight, when I ask my 12-year-old son (he’s in 6th grade this year – middle school in our school district) if he wants to see my middle school yearbook. “Ok, sure,” he says, already … Continue reading

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Four Four and Nineteen Years Ago

April 4, 2011 On this day, back in 1992, on a Saturday, I got married.  Today would have been my 19th anniversary.  May 5th of this year will mark the 6th year since my divorce became final.  These past few … Continue reading

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One Collar to Rule Them All

May 31 – October 6, 2010 A lot of folks have pointed out that my pet cats seem to reflect different parts of my personality.  I used to think that was a little strange, but now I think I’ve come … Continue reading

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Oggie and the Shroud of Santee

April 6, 2010  I started out my day in a weird mood … you ever have those?  You just can’t pin a finger on it but something’s bugging you.  I ended up just getting grumpier as the day went on.  Maybe … Continue reading

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Drinking the Kool-Aid

March 19, 2010   My girlfriend and I decided recently to come up with a new political party.  We have the Democrats, Republicans, Independents, Green, etc.  Our new party will be the Futility Party.  Our mascot will be a sleeping three-toed … Continue reading

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