A Visit to the MoMA

I feel like it should be raining.  The sunny day somehow seems incongruous with my mood.  Maybe I just need some high fructose corn syrup or something. Yesterday, I went to see the exhibit “Picasso: Themes and Variations.”  You know I love me some Picasso.  (Just not quite the same […]


My heart hurts.  My dear cousin Sarah has cancer.  Again.  Fucking cancer. I know I’ve told you about her before.  She’s a force of nature, a beacon of light, a…hell, she’s just plain magic. When I was diagnosed, she was pregnant with her little miracle boy.  Despite her own trials […]

The Highs and Lows o’ Chicago

I’m wicked crispy, so bear with me on this post.  Also, you’re going to want to wash your hands before you read any farther. All clean?  Then let me hit you with the highs and lows of my thirty hours in Chicago. Chicago didn’t start out well for me.  Upon […]

No Mom, It’s Not About Heroin

Me: Hey Lady! Mom: Hi Honey. I’m sitting here with your aunts… Me: Hi guys! The Aunts: Hi Elly Lou! Mom: …and we’re singing Hallelujah and discussing the lyrics. Me: Ok… Mom: We want to know what it’s about. Me: In my opinion? I mean, I’ve never really read any […]

Pearl Necklaces

God these titles just get worse and worse.  No wonder someone just came to my site after searching for “fingernail porn.”  Seriously, somebody stop me. I’m going to take off on a tangent before I even get to the meat of the post (she said meat).  Close your eyes and […]

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