Monthly Archives: September 2014

Monkey Picked

As the lucky recipient of a monthly Tea Club gift for my last birthday, I am always tickled by the arrival of the box when the mailman delivers it.  I knew, when I first opened the initial gift on my birthday day, I thrilled to discover that I was that going to have a different tea show up on my doorstep every thirty days and that it was going to be a yummy treat.  However, the raucous laughter and conversation […]

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You are cordially…UNvited.

  Some people reach out and invite you to things.  I just received what I’ve decided to call an UNvite.  Basically, I was told that I was no longer going to be invited to any and all future events that a friend of mine might ever again hold in her home.  The reason that was given for this UNvite, was that she felt she “…can’t be in the same room” with me and my Maternal Unit.  Ever again.  Never-ever. Well, […]

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Please forgive me, I was hangry.

There is a candy bar commercial whose tagline is “You’re not you when you’re hungry.”  Well, pardon my snarkiness – but I am absolutely ME, when I’m hungry.  However, I’m just the most wicked, “Oh, there will be blood!…” version of me when I’m hungry.  And, if you haven’t seen it, let me paint a picture: It isn’t pretty. I am a person that has to eat.  I have to eat or there will be heck to pay.  It is […]

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Fallon Hotel – Chapter Twenty

Slumber my darling, the birds are at rest The wandering dews by the flowers are caressed Slumber my darling, I’ll wrap thee up warm And pray that the angels will shield thee from harm. Smiling at the “angel family” that now sat in the front seat of her car, Jeri ran her index finger around the smooth soapstone cheeks of the faceless mother, father and child that linked arms for all eternity, thanks to the creative artistic genius of the […]

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