• Musings

    Blame it on the alcohol

    My parents didn’t drink when I was a kid. I lived with my mom and step-dad (who is more of a dad than my biological dad ever was or could’ve been, but I’m…

  • Internetting & Cats

    Short

    Morning, friends. Happy Wednesday. Despite a decent amount of pain this morning, I’m feeling surprisingly cheerful. The sun’s shining in the windows, I’ve got some music playing softly, and the babies (read: dog…

  • Internetting & Cats

    Post

    Hi friends. I hope you all had a happy Fourth. We had a pretty low-key day with my parents, eating good food and relaxing. And we were in bed by 10, because we’re…

  • Self-Care

    Sunday night routine

    I love routine. It’s probably in some part related to years of chronic illness, since without routine I can’t even pretend to manage my health. That said, though, I also believe that we’re going to be…

  • Internetting & Cats

    It’s hot.

    Hi. I hate to start this off on a whiney note, but it’s so hot outside. It’s Portland June. We’re not supposed to have nearly 100-degree weather this early. I mean, I normally…

  • Internetting & Cats

    It’s Thursday

    Hi. It’s Thursday. And thank god for that. I’m OK. I just really need the weekend. So I’m a planner, a strategist. This is something I know about myself. It’s something others have pointed…