Let’s get physical

A while ago I said I would write about the physical issues I have dealt with over the years, and I have struggled with the possibility of writing about them. In fact, I had no idea how difficult it is for me to be honest about this particular part of my existence until I seriously … [Read more…]

criminally smooth

Sometime in the early-mid-nineties when I was about ten, my oldest sister and I were spending the summer with our dad and step-mom in a sleepy Midwestern town with a population of less than a thousand. They both worked all day, and our step-brother and step-sister were usually away at their dad’s house or at … [Read more…]

Humor Tools

For many of us, humor is our survival kit, loaded with all the tools we need to stay alive and functional. We drag it around with us and pull out various items as necessary, mechanisms we use to avoid making everyone around us uncomfortable. Unadulterated sadness, anguish, and despair makes human squirmy and so we … [Read more…]