July 4th is not about fireworks or a day off

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This isn’t my usual type of blog, as I’m serious about my Constitutional rights.  I used to love celebrating July 4th. Now I feel as if I’m witnessing the death of a loved… Continue reading

I wanted to sleep. Really I did. But there were these 5 foot tall ants…

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I wanted to sleep.  Really I did.  But how do you stay asleep after running from a bunch of 5 foot ants wearing vests that say Monsanto holding spray guns that look like… Continue reading

The Green Tree Frog in my Toilet

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What does a green tree frog think when the yellow waterfall hits the white porcelain cliffs?  Does it wonder if the white stuff drying off the fleshy lid is a beach towel for… Continue reading

Random Crazy Thoughts

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  Sitting at the lunch table, my black baseball cap blocking most of the fluorescent light, I chewed on a well-cooked hamburger (sans bread) contemplating the other people crammed around the small break-room… Continue reading

Weighty thoughts on my last day in the Hot and Dry

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This is my last day in the Hot and Dry with only 1 Dog.  Said dog and I completed one last daily ritual together:  Sharing my breakfast.   The ritual goes something like this: … Continue reading

California dreams, schemes, & memes

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Don’t you just love it when you wake up with that metallic baking soda/salt taste roiling around in your mouth after dreaming you were knee deep in crappy flood water asking your old boss… Continue reading

Cat nurses week-old abandoned puppy

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Originally posted on Wishing You Well:
Cat nurses a newborn pit bull. (Cleveland Animal Protective League/AP) A pit bull rejected by its mother is being taken care of by an unlikely surrogate: A mama…

Move over Guantanamo, you have competition.

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Move over Guantanamo, you have competition for the greatest implement of torture ever devised.  God’s interrogation light (shining brightly through the picture windows) is close to giving me a migraine.  The torture is… Continue reading

Hot and Dry with only 1 dog

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 Today’s forecast:  Hot and dry with only 1 dog.  And a cat that rarely comes out of my sister’s room.  Oh—and a sister that rarely comes out of my sister’s room. That’s because… Continue reading

Thoughts while walking my sister’s dog

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Is it possible to sunburn your eyelids when you’re wearing dark glasses?  Is that a cactus I just tripped over?  These are the things one thinks about as she’s falling forward over a… Continue reading