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I think it may be the end of days in New Mexico. Things have been almost biblical for the past few years, what with the strange weather, various plagues, and general creepiness. I halfway expect Moses to stride into my house, full of righteous indignation with his robe billowing behind him, throwing down his staff […]
This past autumn, I celebrated my five-year anniversary at the company where I work. I’m lying. Not about the five-year anniversary – I certainly have worked there for five years now. It’s the celebrating thing I’m lying about. I didn’t celebrate – or even really notice that my five-year anniversary came and went. And no one else did […]
I have social anxiety – but on a normal day, when I’m interacting with people I know or with total strangers in innocuous situations (like the checkout line at the grocery store), I totally forget that I do. So, when a situation that comes up that I’m at all emotionally invested in – such as […]
I woke at 3:00 am this morning. I stumbled out of bed and lurched my way to the bathroom like a zombie freshly raised from the dead – somehow my right leg hadn’t woken up along with the rest of me and every step was staggered and unsteady. I noticed the light coming through the […]
When I was married to The Loser, I never got thoughtful gifts. He would realize on Christmas Eve, after the stores had closed for the holiday, that he didn’t have a present for me. That would trigger a quick run to a 24-hour convenience or drug store and on Christmas morning, I would find my gift […]