Describes me and everyone I grew up with to a T! This was just too funny not to share!
1989, 5 years old As long as I can remember, Dad has always carried a hankie; there's always one in his pocket, ready to wipe my tears and blow my nose. But today it's wrapped around my knee, soaked in blood. Mommy and Dad just separated and we visit Dad on Saturdays. Today he took … Continue reading Stitches and Fairies
Matthew Douglas 9/5/1980-10/17/2000 My best friend. My worst enemy. My brother. 13... Can it really have been 13 years ago? Me, an overly dramatic 16 year-old at the start of her junior year of high school? Him, barely 20 years old, clean for over 2... Tee shirts without long-sleeved thermals underneath; healthy, unbroken skin... A … Continue reading Forever in my Heart
When I was about 5 years-old, one of my favorite songs was Maxwell's Silver Hammer, written by Paul McCartney and performed by the Beatles. Last week the hook, "Bang, bang Maxwell's silver hammer came down upon his head" got stuck in my head and it was driving me crazy because it was the only line … Continue reading Maxwell v. Murphy
This, is Da Booger. Formally known as Nitrous Oxide, also known as MiMi, Baby Cat, and Snot Rocket. She hasn't been feeling well the last few weeks and just had 2 seizures this morning 😦 Please send happy thoughts and good vibes to my lovebug, I don't know what I would do without her!