Ghosts

My daughter asks lots of questions about death and what’s real and what’s not.  She’s nearly 9 (wtf?!) and I’m not totally sure what her fascination is with death. I think it’s just a phase kids go through. She has seen pets die, she has heard stories of family that is no longer with us… […]

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Petpalooza

Pets. It’s a moving, morphing, background, foreground situation. I was raised with all manor of pets between myself, my mom and my two brothers. We had it all at one point or another, and funny enough, I have no idea what really happened to most of them. We had mice, rats, snakes, lizards, a chicken, […]

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Football 101

I survived football camp! I have so many feelings about this experience, so forgive me if this ends up being a bit all over the place. I was so nervous to take on this assignment. I had all the self doubt I could muster. I had lots of worry about keeping up with the lingo, […]

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I’m Going To College!

… but just for 3 days. I am going with another interpreter to work at a football camp. After committing, I found out I’ll be staying in a dorm room in a sleeping bag. Tricky bastards. This will be physically interesting. Thankfully they will house any female staff away from the males. Not sure how […]

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The Good Old Brain

I remember the good old brain days when simple things did not overwhelm me. This is no longer the case. I suppose the more shit you pile on top of your inner noggin, the less space there is for more crap…. kind of like my garage. One more teetering box is just asking to fall […]

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Workin’ Probs

I’ve been back to work now for two months – or in public school lingo, 1 paycheck. This morning I woke up with a sinus headache that radiated across my entire head and caused me to eventually ralph. That hasn’t happened in a long time, and the most frequent occurred when I lived in Austin, […]

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Give Me Back

I am not asking for you to stop voting to take away my rights. I’m telling you. I never gave you permission over my body to decide what I can and cannot do with it, therefore the right was never yours to take. I never gave permission to any politician to make a decision for […]

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