Run Away, Run Away!

(In which I discuss my fear of the not-so-distant future and then tangent into hope for the more distant future.) Oh god this is really happening. My year in which I need to become independent and able to support myself begins tomorrow. For months now I've been telling myself just to focus on keeping depression … Continue reading Run Away, Run Away!

Bitter Ruminations

Gallows humor is how I cope with and relate to the world. People that can't appreciate or are put off by gallows humor aren't likely to appreciate me. --- There's a movie - Wristcutters: A Love Story - whose opening sequence made me fall in love with the film. I won't spoil it, but it's … Continue reading Bitter Ruminations

I don’t know, what would you title a post about a prophylactic?

The condom is finally gone. It first appeared a few months ago, nestled in a gravel filled pothole in the trail that leads from our apartment complex to the park. There's no nearby dumpster or trash can it could have fallen out of. There's also no place to hide for a covert fuck near that … Continue reading I don’t know, what would you title a post about a prophylactic?

A Sprained Ankle, And What Came Of It

I visited family in Tennessee last year and managed, at age 37, to give myself my first serious injury that was not related to childbirth. It was decided that a visit to Fall Creek Falls was in order, so my mom, dad, stepdads, siblings, nieces and nephew congregated at an available pavilion, where we had … Continue reading A Sprained Ankle, And What Came Of It

Everything Seems To Be Going Well, And That’s Suspicious

We got extremely lucky. The couple that placed a hold on the apartment we wanted backed out, and we've already applied and been approved. As soon as I knew we were approved, I pulled up google maps to take a look at the surrounding area and discovered the location is even better than I'd realized. … Continue reading Everything Seems To Be Going Well, And That’s Suspicious