The Looming Decade

My birthday is ten days away. Ten days until I hit another birthday divisible my ten. I think my 39.9yo colon is rehearsing a birthday tune at this very moment. Getting old is a bitch. Then again, the alternative is WAY worse. Remember when I said I wanted to write […]


Forty Day Dream

You know what’s really fun to say? Autumnal. As in the autumnal equinox. Which is, contrary to popular opinion, not a gym for ladies that love pumpkin spice lattes. Confession: I’m thinking about trying one of those this year. Do they actually taste of pumpkin or are they just cloven? […]

Show Tunes

When Show Tunes Go Bad

I’ve been trying to paint more, lately. After hammering at words on a screen, sometimes I need the instant gratification of painting. Smears on canvas. Textured chunks of color. Mistakes and missteps buried beneath more layers rather than simply deleted. It’s the equivalent of yoga for the brain, I think. […]


Aba Daba Honeymoon

Look at me! I uked! And yes, you are absolutely right. I need a haircut like whoa. Which is exactly why I’m going to go do that next. Then, of course, I’ll return to my regular vagenda of manocide. (At some point I’ll probably get tired of saying that. Please […]

Hate Is Not New

A photo posted by adrienne maree brown (@adriennemareebrown) on Jul 9, 2016 at 8:10pm PDT   “I’m afraid,” I mumbled around my hands, trying to push the tears back in before the boys found us and started with questions and their own worried cries. “I know,” Rocco answered. “It’s frightening. […]

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