Triggers

I have seen the Stanford yearbook photo of the convicted rapist whose father feels he is being punished too severely for "20 minutes of action" with an unconscious, young woman behind a dumpster. My stomach turns and I fight the nausea that comes in waves along with the memories of fear and disbelief and shock…

Nurses Need Superhero Capes

My son had surgery to repair a deviated septum and some sinus issues and for good measure, the ENT decided to yank out those pesky tonsils along as he was under general anesthesia. When they brought me back to the step-down recovery area, I giggled a little. Yeah, I'm a jerk. But it was kind…

Insomnia

Insomnia and I have a long history together. She's that unwelcomebitch who visits me every time my husband travels. She hangs outfor at least the first week he goes, sometimes longer. I hate her. Ithink that she hates me, too. Otherwise, why would she stay andmake me so miserable.On the other hand, I appreciate Insomnia…

What Am I? An Idiot?

It's 2a.m. and I'm supposed to be having a garage sale tomorrow. YIKES! I've got all the smaller furniture and lamps and wallhangings and stuff in the garage just waiting to be dragged out onto the driveway.But all the big ticket heavier than a truck full of Sumo wrestler items are allstill in the house.…