Words No Makey From Brain to Keyboard

  There is so much going on right now that the words in my brain seem to be constantly twisted and pulled out my ears and nostrils… only to be roughly handled by a giant bartender with a shaker cup who then pours them down my gullet for me to […]

Took a Break to Remember

  “Sometimes I wish you would stop with all your blogging, and writing, and videos, so you could focus on your kids.  You’d be less stressed that way.” My mother said those words to me a couple months back… and I’m pretty sure I prickled and spat like a small […]

Delusions of Grandeur

  In 24 hours I will leave Los Angeles – the place I thought I would live out the rest of my days. I thought I would stay in LA forever – it’s not the best place to buy an affordable home, or find a good public education, or breathe […]

Goodbye 2013 – Ten Favorite Posts of the Year

  It’s time to say goodbye to 2013… and although this year and I have had some good times, I’m completely fine about cutting ties and not even bothering to pretend to be friends anymore.  This year has been hard – which Im hoping means I’ve learned a lot and […]

There Was Always Someone Else To Take Care Of

  11:45 pm on a Sunday:  I awake suddenly from sleep with my heart racing.  I nudge my husband awake and whisper “something’s wrong”.  My teeth begin to chatter incessantly, and by brain becomes hotter and hotter until it feels like it’s on fire.  I try to communicate to my […]