Tagged with love

For old times sake.

My little brother, N, used to make beautiful music. There was one year of his life in particular when he was reeling with heartbreak from a relationship ending that he put out song after amazing song to ease his pain. Those were the days before heroin was used to ease pain instead. I found a … Continue reading

What fresh hell is this?!

What fresh hell is this?!

People! I’ve been meaning to tell you the rest of my story about last weekend and haven’t been able to put fingers to keys. Too tired, too busy and frankly… too apathetic. It almost feels stupid to write because it’s like a broken fucking record. Aren’t you tired of hearing about my jacked up family?! … Continue reading


I have watched this video several times today. It showed up in my FB news feed a few days ago and when trying to think of some way to comfort my mother, I went searching for it. Each time I watch it, it feels easier to breathe. I only wish I had a way to … Continue reading

Quickies are fun!

Good morning people of the internet! This post is coming to you live from my desk, at work. Normally I would be super pissed about working the day after Christmas.. but I love my job so much that I don’t really mind. Someone (2 people, specifically) have to stay here to keep the office open … Continue reading

Seeking: A little peace.

This morning, like so many mornings of my life, I flew off the handle. Yelled and screamed. Raged on my innocent little 8-year-old daughter. Totally acted like a goddamn fool. Why? Well, my excuses this morning ranged from “because this apartment is a fucking disaster!” to “since when does read-in day at school mean blankets … Continue reading

She does it to me every time!

She does it to me every time!

Moments like this make me smile bigger because I am proud of her. Even with 8 years of misguided parenting and too many hard times for her age, she is still a shining star. She is brilliant and intuitive and creative and empathic and amazing and she’s all mine. I love my daughter.