Archive for June, 2007

Thursday, June 7th, 2007


nothing like a little adversity to get in the way of one’s pity party. there i was, all balled up in misery and feeling three apples tall because nobody has called me regarding the job i interviewed for last Friday, wondering why on earth my well-being consistently requires external validation and whether or not – […]

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Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

a plague of tone-deaf locusts

okay, i exaggerate. more like a plague of snot and coughing and excrement. and sticky little hands reaching up for comfort, leaving trails of bodily fluids to mark where loving’s been. we’re sick, here. bebe is sick. mama is getting sick. mama is stressed, and stretched, and confused. you ever have one of those days […]

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Friday, June 1st, 2007


Dave’s parents have a shaky, scratchy old taped-to-VHS home movie of him as a toddler, bumbling across a rolling lawn in polyester pants. in it, he does an uncanny impersonation of a round, giggling, bouncing, silly-putty drunkard – up, and down, and wheeee! up, and down, and hahahaha! then he bangs his head smack into […]

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