Balancing heaven and hell

It's hell being a writer stuck in a cube dweller's body. Today I had to drag my cold, stiff corpse up to the computer desk to regain some semblance of life by doing something creative. My soul left my body some time ago, threatening to never come back unless I gave it something to live for. The … Continue reading

The too convenient convenience store

Last week, while making my usual stop at the convenience store, I spied a tiny Yorkie in the truck parked next to me. She was the cutest of all cuties that had ever cutied before. She couldn't have been any more than three or four pounds, and immediately the need to squeeze or bite the shit out of … Continue reading

The Phoenix rises from the pee sea

It's been several months since I've posted to my favorite humor site, but I'm back and better than ever. A lot has happened in the past few months, including, but not limited to: Starting a new job making a crap-load of money Getting pseudo-fired from that job for being "incompetent, not able … Continue reading

Love is a terrible reason to get married

Recently my husband and I celebrated one whole year of marital bliss. Reaching this rather tiny benchmark made me contemplate the reasons people get married and what it takes to make a marriage work. And last. I think the worst reason people give for wanting to get married is that … Continue reading

The Doppelganger Effect

At some point in your life, you've probably been told you look like someone else. I guess there are just so many combinations nature can make before, inevitably, some people share similarities in the way they look. In my twenties, people told me that I looked like Julia Roberts. I didn't really, … Continue reading