Alessa Gillespie and Inner Children

Ughhhhhnnnnnn. I hate being forced to examine important shit in my own personality that is less than awesome. But here we are. Over the course of the past year I've been confronted with the fact that sometimes, when there are adverse experiences in one's lifespan, a person will cut off the neediest parts of themselves … Continue reading Alessa Gillespie and Inner Children

Daddy Dances and A Powerful Kind of Tired

I'm trying really hard not to be a salty dog but there are so many kids on Facebook going to Dad and daughter dances tonight for girl scouts. The girls were watching Aladdin and I thought they were both asleep. I whipped out the phone and started biding my time until either (a) the movie … Continue reading Daddy Dances and A Powerful Kind of Tired

An Abandoned Applebees in Times Square and I Can Pretend to be Anything

I don't care if she's acting or not. This is me being interviewed by literally anyone. If I were a skinny Puerto Rican with a killer wardrobe, I'd be Aubrey Plaza. I can interview other people. I cannot be interviewed without becoming this. That line...I can't remember where it is in the interview but where … Continue reading An Abandoned Applebees in Times Square and I Can Pretend to be Anything

Dark Nights and Inauspicious Days

Today is Friday the 13th. I columned about it. I posted about it. I love inauspicious days and things that are supposed to be unlucky. Mainly because I feel like one of those things. My entire life, I've felt a little bit like the thing no one wanted to touch. The unlucky penny. The broken … Continue reading Dark Nights and Inauspicious Days

Kristen and Not Good At Life

"I'm not good at life." -Kristen High fiver, up top Kristen H! You and me both. https://youtu.be/5u3vHk9GJkw I needed some Mom humor tonight. I've been screamed at, I've been kicked, I've been told all the ways in which I suck. Just last night, as we were laying in bed and watching My Little Pony, Harper … Continue reading Kristen and Not Good At Life

Tarot Tuesday and the Lonesome Valley

"You got to go to the Lonesome Valley/You got to go there by yourself/Nobody else can go for you/You got to go there by yourself/Oh, you got to ask the Lord's forgiveness/Nobody else can ask him for you/You got to go to the Lonesome Valley/You got to go there by yourself/Nobody else, nobody else can … Continue reading Tarot Tuesday and the Lonesome Valley