Under Pressure: A Song to Greet 2022

Hi. How are you doing? I haven’t posted for a while because honestly, I don’t know what to say. There is a vast empty space where coherent thoughts used to be, a gaping hole in my ability to make sense of the world. It is as if I’ve completed most of the puzzle and canContinue reading “Under Pressure: A Song to Greet 2022”

Why I Commemorate the Anniversary of my Husband Leaving Me

Mostly, life is a series of days that resemble each other. We get up, go to work, see friends, watch TV, read a book. If it is a good day, we might go for a hike to a nice vista, travel somewhere new, attend a particularly fun party or enjoy some nice sex. If itContinue reading “Why I Commemorate the Anniversary of my Husband Leaving Me”

Introverted Much? Random Thoughts on Reading Quiet

To say that I have dropped the ball with my blog would be understating the issue. I not only dropped the ball, I lost it down the drain and then decided the best way to retrieve it was to sit patiently by the grate for 3 months until a friendly rat (Snow White style) broughtContinue reading “Introverted Much? Random Thoughts on Reading Quiet”


As you probably have noticed, I have changed platforms. Though blogger served me well for a good five years, it was time for a change. There are many reasons for this. One, is that my mandate has changed somewhat now that my children actually read my blog. I am no longer able (or willing) withoutContinue reading “PSA: INPARENTTHESIS IS UNDERGOING RENOVATIONS…”

On having a daughter who just turned 13

I forgot to post last week. Well, I didn’t forget to post, I just didn’t. I wanted to write a pithy post perhaps peppered with wisdom about having an official teenager. (I will not apologize for my propensity for alliteration. I will not)  But I have nothing. No wisdom. No advice. Nothing to say. JustContinue reading “On having a daughter who just turned 13”