Category Archives: Disorders

Thinking and Writing About Your Stuff

The other day, I dutifully checked in on the Ex Wife’s literary efforts, not just because I’m nuts but because they are so breathtakingly stupid. I always come away feeling both gratified and enraged. I can’t help it! She writes … Continue reading

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Botanica: A Field Trip

Remember going on field trips when you were a kid? It was a chance to get out the classroom, and it would an adventure. Not always a good one, but a diversion from the routine of school. Last week I … Continue reading

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Learning to Shut Up

The other night, I was upset by something someone had dropped into a phone conversation, and for hours afterward I struggled with the impulse to demand an explanation or retraction. By struggle, I mean I actually had to stop myself … Continue reading

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Big Black Boots

Years ago, I posed in these big black boots, aware that they looked stupid with the dress but probably thinking I was cool anyway. It was eight years ago and a whole other life. The boots are in my closet, … Continue reading

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Looking For My Group

In my desperation for contact with kindred spirits, I joined Meetup.com with the idea of finding a social group in my community that I could join. You punch in your zip-code and you’re presented with a bunch of categories to … Continue reading

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Green Rihanna Creepers: A Love Story

If you live in the world of pop culture and fashion, you know all too well that the green suede Puma creepers by Rihanna are the new holy grail. And you’ve been anxiously awaiting May 26, when they were scheduled … Continue reading

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What Is A Nervous Breakdown? Part II

It occurred to me that SiteLock is some kind of scam, which is odd, because Bluehost is a widely used and seemingly legit hosting service. When I googled ‘SiteLock reviews,’ I discovered an impassioned community of SiteLock victims, who were … Continue reading

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What Is A Nervous Breakdown? Part I

I think I know the answer! Because I’m on the brink of one! Haven’t you always wondered what people meant by the outmoded term “nervous breakdown”? I used to picture someone in a padded cell, just lying on a bed, … Continue reading

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Donald Trump: Is The Nightmare Over?

After all we have endured from this piece of shit, it’s hard to believe that his comment about abortion is the thing that broke the spell. Who knew that people cared so much about women’s rights? It seemed like a … Continue reading

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I Am Risen

A few days ago, I got up from the deathbed of my flu to see about the sawing noise from my backyard. A guy was building something right next to my fence, a wooden thing that towered around three or … Continue reading

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