Category Archive: Rant

To Grandmother’s House

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Have you ever experienced one of those days where you’re 2 notches (or maybe one notch) above comatose?  Well, at least I’m typing. Why, you might ask, would my state of mind be… Continue reading

Mystery Breakfast Seeds

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My husband purchased a few bulk seeds from a store in an attempt to find something he could throw on the property just for fun to see if it would grow. Upon closer inspection,… Continue reading

JOB vs. JOY

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I’m told that Valentine’s Day will be here in 2 weeks.  Whoop-d-friggin’-do.  The last time Valentine’s Day was interesting was the time when my then-husband and my boyfriend (17 years younger) both sent… Continue reading

Writing when you “ain’t quite right.” Part 3

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In my previous blogs, I described my particular example of, “ain’t quite right,” and talked about strategies I used to get around that problem in college. But when you have a series of… Continue reading

Online Dating, Male Psychology, and the Satisfaction of DELETE

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When I first signed up on a dating website I was so excited….All those handsome, AVAILABLE men posting their virtues, abilities and enlightened attitudes and waiting for me to bite.Do I swallow the… Continue reading

Writer’s block and watering the fertilizer

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Have you ever had those weird dreams where you’re half awake and say, “What the hell does that mean?” Well, I had one of those last night. “Faith waters the seeds of the… Continue reading

Post-Halloween rant

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Yes. I admit it. I love Halloween. I used to dress up as entities such as the bride of Frankenstein, a zombie or a Bela Lugosi-style vampire. Once, I went to pick up… Continue reading

Writing, insanity, obsession, and poetry

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There’s this pesky little bi-product of Tourette’s Syndrome called obsessive-compulsive disorder. Both my TS and OCD are mild, thank God, or I’d be a full moon short of complete lunacy living with 6… Continue reading

A Day Run Amok OR How to NOT Neuter Your Cat

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Have you ever had one of ‘THOSE’ days? You know, the kind… you wake up to the sound of the alarm after a late night, crawl out of bed feeling a bit out… Continue reading

Guns, Boats, Cars, and heart attacks

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This blog is amended and expanded from a comment written on another blog, so if–by some extraordinarily remote possibility you saw that entry—-I wrote it so technically I didn’t steal anything. I, for… Continue reading