Memorial Day

I know most of us, myself included, are enjoying an extra day off today.  It is Memorial Day, and the timing of it coincides with the release of students from school, so it also kind of becomes the start of Summer, and there will be picnics and parties and all of that fun stuff.  But,…

Twin Peaks Day

On Sunday, May 21, 2017, something happened that a whole bunch of us weirdos have been waiting 25 years to happen.  Twin Peaks came back on the air.  Naturally, this divine occurrence occupied our entire day, as I donned Audrey Plaid and we immersed ourselves in damn fine coffee and cherry pie and went about…

Wizarding at 40

Oh my gods, y’all…I turned 40 today! FORTY!!! When I turned 30, a decade ago (holy crap), my friends got me a Harry Potter cake. Apparently, the salesperson at the grocery store looked at them askance when they told them how old I was. They probably thought they were decorating a cake for an 11…

A Day at the Aquarium (Or, Spirit Critters, Galore!)

Last weekend, I got to pining something fierce for the beach.  Waves in my face, sand in my butt, the whole thing.  So J and I talked briefly about driving a short way to the Gulf Coast for a day and I got all excited…but then the next morning I decided to postpone that idea…

The Way Home, #3

It’s hot.  I mean, really hot.  It’s so hot that when you step from the shade across that Great Divide into the spot where the sun hits the pavement, you just wanna shrivel up.  Except that you can’t shrivel up because the humidity plumps you back out again. It’s the kind of hot that makes…