G is for Goodbyes – #AtoZChallenge

There comes a time in a relationship where you know it is time to say goodbye.  This can be an unhealthy family relationship, a romantic relationship, or a friendship.  Very often, these goodbyes are not mutual, and they are never easy. “Goodbye” has a sense of finality to it – a sense of foreboding, even. […]

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Yesterday

I am hooked on the Women’s March. I don’t care where you marched.  I don’t care if you marched physically or marched in spirit.  I just want to say thank you. I’ve been browsing today and looking at the reactions.  Most are elated, empowered, invigorated.  The others remind me of an elementary school playground.  It’s like […]

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Temptation

Temptation is the golden egg in the giant’s castle that we ought not touch.  And yet, it’s so glittering and shiny.  It’s the ring in the dragon’s hoard that makes you invisible.  It’s the silk and the diamonds, and the ruby eyes in the statue after we’ve been told “touch nothing but the lamp”.  It’s […]

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The Reaper

When I was a kid, we used to love playing Gauntlet Legends at the arcade.  It was my first game, and myself and one of my friends got fairly good at the first few levels.  We were, however, always hounded by Death. For those unfamiliar with the old version of Gauntlet Legends (think arcades and […]

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Thank You for Being a Friend

I am a grumpy person, and I’m okay with that.  I’m liable to whine incoherently at my husband like a disgruntled cocker spaniel.  I’ll curl up in a corner and blast punk music filled with judgy, angsty lyrics *cough* Green Day *cough* for hours.  I’ll flop on my bed and decide that’s the end of […]

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