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Apology From a Middle-Aged Flasher

Apology From a Middle-Aged Flasher

I realized quickly that no it wasn't Erin because Erin would have laughed. This woman? Well, you should have seen the look on her face. (Yes, we made eye contact.) Her look was not one of happiness. No, I think it was one of fear. Fear of a sweaty, psychotic middle-aged woman.
Oh, That's Why I Feel This Way (PMS)

Oh, That’s Why I Feel This Way (PMS)

I get in to bed. My heart is beating rapidly but all I’ve done is walk up the stairs. My head is full of things I have to get done. I actually have a pain on one side of my brain and I’m contemplating waking my husband up and telling him that I’m having a...
A Love Letter to My Brother And My Sister

A Love Letter to My Brother And My Sister

I have a brother. He’s eighteen months older than me. Though when we’re together, we both act like teenage boys. (Sibling Revelry.) He’s married to my sister. Okay, so she’s not really my sister. That would be incestuous. But it feels like she is. And they live far, far away. Three thousand miles away in...
Crying (Over Raynaud's) In Las Vegas

Crying (Over Raynaud’s) In Las Vegas

Remember that trip I made to Las Vegas after the New Year? The one that didn’t go so well because of our accommodations? Well there was something else going on that also made it rain on our parade. A torrent of tears. You see, I have Raynaud’s.
Knowing Yourself: Blessing or Curse?

Knowing Yourself: Blessing or Curse?

Knowing yourself well is both a blessing and a curse. A blessing because when you are feeling down about something or confused or pissed off, you can usually pinpoint the cause of that feeling. Pretty easily. And if you know where that uncomfortable emotion is coming from, that knowledge by itself can sometimes make you...
I Am Scarred

I Am Scarred

I look at my body when I am in the shower and catalog my scars. I have a teeny, tiny scar on my right thumb. Where it got stuck in a screen door when I was a toddler and I tried to follow my older brother outside. I wanted to do everything he did. The...