There were two men. One was a good man who acted in malicious ways. The other was a bad man who wore the mask of a good one. I loved them both. I was deceived by both. One tricked me with a lie. The other made me out for a fool. Both were absorbed with […]Read more "The Big Win"
He planned to go down with his ship. A good Captain always does. He didn’t realize others would go with him. He didn’t realize how fast a ship can sink. He didn’t realize a lot of things. But here he is. Standing outside his bar. His hands in his pockets and eyes towards the sky. […]Read more "O Bartender! My Bartender!"
“I accidentally discharged 31,” I hear her say behind a closed curtain, “but she’s not ready to go yet.” I wasn’t ready to go anywhere yet, but here I am. I am wearing paper clothes like a doll. And like a doll, I feel nothing. It is cold in paper clothes, but they give you […]Read more "I am, 31."
I have read many articles and posts examining the types of people that we should try to find in life. Usually it is something uplifting or motivational; Surround yourself with mirrors, people who reflect the good back on to you. blah blah blah… This is not that post. Here are the types of people that […]Read more "The Three People You Need In Your Life But Won’t Admit To Having"
Oh, Smart Phone… How you have changed my life. Let me count the ways…. You gave me Siri, the closest thing I have to a boyfriend. Side note for iPhone users: Feeling low? Change the voice of Siri from “American female” to “English male.” Then ask it questions like, “Does this shirt make me […]Read more "Some Things About Mobile Dating: Part One"
I wrote about you. I read what I wrote about you. Then I cried about you. I cried about believing in you and in us. I cried because I swore to you that no matter what happened, I would never leave you. I am fiercely loyal, loyal to a fault. I always have been. But […]Read more "Happy Divorciversary to Me…"
“You sit at the board and suddenly your heart leaps. Your hand trembles to pick up the piece and move it. But what chess teaches you is that you must sit there calmly and think about whether it’s really a good idea and whether there are other, better ideas.” –Stanley Kubrick. Love with my ex-husband […]Read more "Love is a Game of Chess and I Lost."