So I’m About to Turn 50

This is not a drill, people. Tonight I went out and bought light up balloons and extra strong base makeup and made last minute reservations for my birthday trip.  I’ve rented an apartment on Frenchman St in New Orleans and I am finally visiting the city that 20 year old me was sure would be […]

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Money isn’t Kindness

I give people such unmitigated shit on Facebook, it’s really unnecessary but I can’t let this one go. One of my friends posted this Sappy Ass Story about an old woman buying a stack of textbooks for a stranger reminding the youth to “be kind”. That was her lesson to the youth with her $400.00 textbook purchase. […]

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White People Ruin Everything.

I have had no less than four episodes of near head explosion in the past 48 hours and three of those were over the contemptible nonsense I saw from some of my Appalachian pals over the Government shutdown. There were two distinct and equally ignorant threads 1) the “sorry guys no paychecks (for us military […]

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No Place for Happiness

I had a few cocktails with a hometown friend over the holiday. We met in a dark fancy bar as respite from family obligations and caught up a bit. This past year has been horrible and my depression has been unusually oppressive lately so it was a relief to see someone who knows me well. […]

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