Daily Archives: December 23, 2016


My son and I are sitting in the waiting area of the local medical lab. We are sitting as close to each other as possible and not touching the armrests. We should be wearing cough masks over our faces. Not because we might cough. Because the other patients in this crowded room might. Most of […]

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Well, Rats

Monday morning we woke up and discovered that we had been victims of a home invasion robbery. Foolishly, we had left the back door open to the night breezes and everyone knows that a flimsy screen door doesn’t stand in the way of a determined burglar. The door opens onto a balcony. Only scaling the […]

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I Need A New Spin

It’s been a long day. I have to admit, I always imagined myself as someone who, after spending her first lifetime wiping dirty bottoms and cooking for an army, would then spend her next lifetime doing ‘bigger’ things out there in the ‘real’ world. You know, the one where they hand you money for all […]

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