Category: life


They say that opposites attract. I reckon they are right, given that this firestarter has been 30 years married to something of of a pyrophobe. It’s not that HH is not manly – he rakes leaves and cuts branches and lugs heavy loads like a pro. He will […]

Leadfoot Academy

I have always prided myself in being a law-abiding sort. I am one of those crazy people who reports all earnings and does not cheat on taxes. I will return to the store to pay for an item not rung up on my receipt. I will call the […]

Pillow Talk

It’s 7:30 a.m. when HH comes sprinting up the stairs with chattering teeth. “Brrrrr it’s COLD in this house!” Anyone who has ever visited this pile of bricks knows full well it is not cold. Ever. This place is like an oven year round, and the heaters are […]

Much Ado About Nothing

Well, after having spent nearly all of the past year putting it off, I finally bit the bullet. It is true: I would rather pull off my left arm at the shoulder than see my doctor, but as many of you know, the lack of sleep was causing […]

To Sleep, Perchance to Dream…

Gaaaaaaa! One more day slogging through the molasses of a sleep deprived Twilight Zone that is my “New Reality”. This morning I was up at 3 a.m. and intermittently for the remainder of the night. What sleep I did manage to catch was disturbed by weird dreams interlaced […]