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. […]

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. […]

Perspective

Paul: WHAT IS THAT? Me: What are you talking about? Paul: WHAT ARE YOU WEARING? Me: A dress? Paul: That’s what it’s called? Me: I’ve worn a dress before. Paul: You look AMAZING. Me: Thanks, buddy. But it’s just a t-shirt dress. Paul: So it’s like a shirt connected to […]

An Open Letter to My Struggling Friend on Mother’s Day

I know, I know. Two posts in less than a week! If Trump as the Republican nominee wasn’t already proof the END OF DAYS was upon us, my sudden prolificness would be, right? But I have a piece up over at Sammiches and Psych Meds today that I thought might […]

Uke Blocked

I love my readers. All four of you. And lately you’ve been asking, “What happened to Ukulele Fridays? Why aren’t you doing those anymore?” So, like most weeks, I tried to record one. This time though, I’m posting the results. I swear I’m trying. Hopefully more soon. Drinking while watching […]

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