Mark Your Gravestones

Folks warned me that moving in with a man is when the skeletons start falling out of closets and how close proximity was bound to curdle all those cute traits into the sour milk of irritation. But it didn’t. Being with Nick has been the smoothest, loveliest, most natural and wonderful state of being I’ve…

Mom life

Man, I don’t even know. I’m only 1.5 years into the Main Story Quest that is keeping a post-womb human alive, and it’s come to my attention that I haven’t leveled up enough to take on this mission. The most legit advice on motherhood I received before giving birth came from a young mother who…

This is us

I was curious the moment I saw him. He walked into the building not like he owned the place, but like he could if he wanted to. We met at the local swing dancing scene. My dance experience was in bellydance and the general flailing one partakes in where the lights are black and the…

Jubilee

I’ve kept journals from about 14 on, and wrote the most consistently when upset. Needless to say, those books are full, FULL I tell you, of embarrassing angst and humiliatingly stupid situations. Thanks to those volumes of mortifying rantings (which I strongly consider destroying with fire every year), I know exactly where I came from,…