The State of My Mind

The state of our nation no longer allows me [or you for that matter] to stand on the sidelines. We can't be "half-assed" in understanding what is happening around us. And, after some research prompted by my own curiosity and desire to "know more," I must say, my entire belief system is no longer set in stone and I am questioning everything. Every. Fucking. Thing.

Life Unpacked

Three weeks ago, we loaded up a much-too-small Uhaul, three vehicles, 2 kids and a cat for a 500-mile trek across three states. We took 2 days to make the trip, stopping to have a good dinner and sleep in a nice hotel for the night, letting the kids burn some energy in the pool … Continue reading Life Unpacked

Newsflash – I’m an “expectant mother,” and I don’t give a monkey’s ass whose feelings it hurts!

Okay, here it is - that article that hit my nerve like a hammer to the knee-cap - and excuse me, but I'm not going to sugar-coat for the sake of anyone's feelings. Exercise of Freedom of Speech in progress ... The Bullshit Article that Has Many Rolling with Laughter and Crying at the Same … Continue reading Newsflash – I’m an “expectant mother,” and I don’t give a monkey’s ass whose feelings it hurts!

Sweet Teas

The sweet teas sat, guiltily untouched, in their rightful cup holders. How dare they be so expensive. How dare she quietly ask him to "stop" when he started bitching about the cost ($4.85 for two larges) in a voice that made the baby startle and the drive-thru worker look at her with pity.

She should have known better.

His voice boomed, clapping like thunder in the small SUV as they drove away from Wendy's. She drove silently, desperately trying to keep her tears at bay so not to upset him even more.