Category Archives: Relationships

Peeing in the Pool

I have never been one to pee in a swimming pool.  I don’t want to swim in someone else’s urine, so I won’t increase the odds of them swimming in mine.  Recently, I’ve gotten an uncomfortable feeling in one of my … Continue reading

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The Man Church

Military, guns, boxing and bacon: these are common themes at the church I’ve heard many women refer to as “The Man Church.”  Many ladies are getting frustrated.  I, on the other hand, think it’s awesome.  The next time you’re in … Continue reading

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Loving Someone Who Can’t Love You Back

My first marriage was rough.  Not to bash my ex-husband, but he had specific mental diagnoses that made him miserable.  This caused him to concoct crazy ideas about my intentions. He would then come up with defensive plays to thwart … Continue reading

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Feminism vs. Biology: Smackdown

I am a child of the late 70’s.  Watching my extremely traditional (child of the 40’s) mother get walked on routinely by my father hammered home the point being made by pop culture in those years: The only way a … Continue reading

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“We Have No Food In This House”

I hate eating in the summer.  I get just as hungry, but nothing sounds good (except ice cream). Additionally, my teenager is in and out like a marmalade cat, sometimes ravenous and other times so finicky she turns her nose … Continue reading

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STRESS

This morning began with me rubbing my itchy neck as I slowly came into consciousness.  The hives are back. My eyelids are red and puffy and feel like sandpaper, too.  Oh joy. Everyone deals with stress in different ways.  Some … Continue reading

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Under the Influence

My wonderful daughter is having a rough summer. Nothing terrible, but while her friends are lolling at the pool, she’s staring at a computer, slogging away through “Math 3” again.  In Colorado, there’s a lengthy process that must be followed … Continue reading

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