Oh my, she must be very shy, the butcher told her mother when she was about four years old, after he had asked her a question that she didn’t answer. Her mother didn’t object.It was the day she learned that she was shy, and she kept believing it for a very long time. Relatives and … Continue reading The Power of Words
Pun intended! As a thirty-something year-old human being, I noticed that conversations tend to shift to the topic of kids – having them, wanting them, planning on having or not having them, relatives and friends having them, and so on – much more often than a few years ago. It took me a while to … Continue reading I Kid You Not, This Is Important!
When I woke up this morning, something just didn’t feel right. I was hurting and sad and I didn’t quite know why. Right before waking up, I had a dream in which I heard my toaster beep (I have one of those super fancy toasters that don’t scare the hell out of you by catapulting … Continue reading Blast From the Past