Happy YOU day!

You read that right. Today is one of my BFF’s birthdays. I know most people say Happy BIRTHday because duh, you were birthed on that day. However, as I penned an email to her I realized her birth nor mine were all that happy. Without going into too much detail just know neither of usContinue reading “Happy YOU day!”

Clara!

Does your significant other talk in his/her/their sleep? Mine does. In fact, he SHOUTS in his sleep. That is right. I sleep with a man that sometimes screams aloud. It scares the ever living poop out of me. He does it infrequently enough that I am lulled into sleep thinking it will be a quietContinue reading “Clara!”

Damn Squirrels!

Squirrels are SO cute. Just LOOK at them! They have shiny bright eyes, cute little ears, pretty fluffy tails, cute paws that hold seeds so carefully. . .so adorable. THEY.ARE.RODENTS! Have you noticed that they have very good PR reps in media? They are always shown in such a sweet light unlike their relatives theContinue reading “Damn Squirrels!”

Driving Anxiety

I have for the most of my life been able to handle just about anything that was handed to me. My mother was abusive but I learned how to survive and even have some happy memories even though I had to tap-dance around her craziness. I was molested and date raped but with therapy andContinue reading “Driving Anxiety”

My Daughter Is Friar Tuck

OMG I finally have a genuine funny story to tell on my blog! Hooray! I’m glad I have not been naming my daughters or showing photos of their faces because I can now tell you a story about one of them and not worry about ruining her life. Yes, I know some of you knowContinue reading “My Daughter Is Friar Tuck”

Self Awareness Is Painful

Self Awareness is an important aspect of being a good human. To have conscious knowledge of one’s own character, feelings, motives and desires is painful but in the end I think it makes you a better person in the long run. I want to talk about this pain today because I have it in spadesContinue reading “Self Awareness Is Painful”

Sleep Disorders

What are Sleep disorders? The CDC has called insufficient sleep a public health epidemic. According to them 50-70 MILLION Americans suffer from a sleep disorder. Lack of sleep can impact health in many ways. It can contribute to heart disease, diabetes and depression. My husband was diagnosed with sleep apnea. I started reading about itContinue reading “Sleep Disorders”

Oscars 2021 – Hot Weird Mess

My husband is puzzled at my love of watching award shows. I used to watch them all. I loved seeing all the glamorous people dressed in their crazy couture outfits and see if I spotted my favorites among them. As I got older I started to recognize people less and less especially in the musicContinue reading “Oscars 2021 – Hot Weird Mess”

Why Do I Feel So “Off”?

As women, some of us feel that we need to be strong all the time. I know that in cinema they give that job to men but in reality it is truly women who are foundations of many families and relationships. Mentally strong women can be confident, productive, optimistic, proud, strong in her beliefs, trueContinue reading “Why Do I Feel So “Off”?”