Month: December 2017

Minor Annoyances, Part One


We all know that one person (or two, three or twenty ) that no matter what you have done, their response to your impressiveness is similar to this: f (x) = 2x Yes, I’m talking about that very special cupcake of a person who is basically an expert in absolutely everything from tying shoelaces to…

The Daily Prompt: Legend


I hated the legend. It was morbid and unrealistic. I didn’t believe in much but I certainly didn’t believe in ghosts. I laughed at the school kids scaring themselves to death over a bunch of old people who had been to the grave and saw the others. The others. That’s what they called them. How…

New Reads


While I am a voracious reader, I’m also repetitive. I have a quite a few favorite books and I like to reread them . It makes it hard to discover new ones when you are reading “Dracula” for the literal 100th time . So I was quite pleased with myself when I actually read 3…

Inherited Disaster


Inheritance The inheritance of bad skin and flabby thighs were all she got from her deceased parents. No hidden gold or secret wealth to be sure – just enough pockmarks in her jowly- fleshed cheeks to garner annoying nicknames like a pizza face. Thanks, Mom, thanks, Dad – you guys really suck. She supposed she…

The Dreadful Milestones


I’ve been really careful about not setting ludicrous milestones for myself since blogging was simply going to be therapeutic for me. But today I reached 20 posts! It may not seem like much but I was still astonished. So it cheered me a little. No, actually it made me (almost) ecstatic. It gave me what…

Aspiring Artists Have Bad Days Too


There are a few things I think I’d be good at. My dream job is a toss up between advice columnist and the person who comes up with the names of lipsticks. The reason why I’m good at giving advice is that I don’t care if I hurt your feelings. That’s the most important thing…