Hanged Men and Roseanne is my Homegirl

This is a big, big day for me y'all. My homegirl is coming back. Roseanne is like my mascot. I grew up idolizing her. I wasn't raised in a family of loud women. The women in my family were quiet, and mostly well-behaved. They weren't weak. My mom definitely ran the show, I think, but … Continue reading Hanged Men and Roseanne is my Homegirl

Introverts and the Produce Section

So here's a fun thing I've realized this morning: Introverts seem to take some sort of collective refuge in the produce department. Let me explain. I am painfully, radically introverted. There are reasons for it. I won't go into them here. Suffice it to say that although I inexplicably love my job, where I have … Continue reading Introverts and the Produce Section

Tarot Tuesday and Towers of Destruction

I'm late. I'm so late! I'm sorry. I scored Jan Brett coverage yesterday, though, so I couldn't get it done. Some things are mas importante. So. The Tower is this week's major arcana card.  It's another one of those dark and gloomy jobs. I dig it. It matches my soul. Not kidding. Okay. But The … Continue reading Tarot Tuesday and Towers of Destruction

Abbey and 1,078 Words

Here's what's been written about Abbey since her battle began in 2015. Sheffield 14-Year-Old Shows Tremendous Strength In Fighting An Aggressive Cancer Surrounding Abbey Dirty Dozen Changes Focus; Now Fundraiser for Abbey Abbey Halfway Through Battle Against Cancer Two Magical Words: Cancer Free Teen Thankful For the Little Things Amid Fight With Cancer And, sadly, … Continue reading Abbey and 1,078 Words

Victorian Etiquette and Abbey

I had just gotten back from a heinous oral surgery event, which I don't really remember thanks to Halcion but which the gaping sockets in my mouth and the gigantic pool of blood where I drooled on my pillow last night assure me happened, when Jon texted me yesterday. "Hey." He likes to say "Hey" … Continue reading Victorian Etiquette and Abbey

Hell to da Naw Naw and Wonderful Women

First of all, you guys, I discovered my new ringtone on YouTube last night. It's the chorus of this amazing song that I never knew existed but which has changed my life for the better and is now my personal theme song as well: This weekend was the 17th annual Women are Wonderful in Warren. … Continue reading Hell to da Naw Naw and Wonderful Women