Still, I Can’t Uninstall You… a limerick

That seductive scorned app on my phone Screams 'SURFACE!' stage how your spawn have grown Shouting siren's scourge Subduing said urge... Still, I subsist sans a streamed life shown ________________________ <a href="">Toxic</a>

What’s the Word I’m Looking For?

What day is it... ? Ah yes, today is the 27th day of December, just another Wednesday for some of us, but for Donald Trump, this is just another day to pretend he isn't golfing. Here we see a typical day's events in the Oval Office... Trump has been in office less than a year, … Continue reading What’s the Word I’m Looking For?

Confessions of a Democrat

My name is Lydia and I'm a democrat. I was raised in a city of democrats by parents who were democrats. I grew up thinking everyone was like me—choosing social justice over corporate greed. That's how I saw it. Power to the people. Democracy flowed freely, and no one tried to shield me from it.  … Continue reading Confessions of a Democrat

Hamster Mama Baby Killer 

I was about 12 years old when I had my pet hamster. I liked the hamster, but I can't recall its name. I suppose that is evidence that I wasn't particularly attached to it. It was cute and soft, but it smelled like urine and I didn't like cleaning the cage. It was by no … Continue reading Hamster Mama Baby Killer 

Welcome, Welcome, Well…

"After three days men grow weary, of a wench, a guest, and weather rainy." ~Benjamin Franklin I envy those who enjoy playing the role of host. It seems an exhausting and thankless endeavor, but there are people who seem to execute the task effortlessly. I do not. My life is structured, and every hour is … Continue reading Welcome, Welcome, Well…


With great age comes great responsibility. I see myself clearly in danger slipping into the persona of –old lady who speaks inappropriately, because she can. My filter has started to slip. Rarely did anything inappropriate come out of my mouth in decades past without the prompt of a glass of wine, or extreme exhaustion. My … Continue reading Payback