Today I Put Dog Food in the Coffee Grinder

I had to put my 15-year-old pup down on Wednesday. I wrote about her just last week. I've been expecting this for over a year, not wanting to be the adult and make a decision. Tuesday night, she started bleeding. I took her to the pet ER, along with two of my three offspring. My … Continue reading Today I Put Dog Food in the Coffee Grinder

Trump Hijacked My Blog

My blog = me. I write what I want, when I want, if I want, about who I want, and how I want. (period)👈🏻 My blog has morphed from that of “struggling, divorced, working parent, who resents 'the man', and who aspires to write for cash," to that of an "average American suffering from political … Continue reading Trump Hijacked My Blog

My Luck

I can do anything I set my mind to...right? I'm "handy" because I'm poor—relatively poor, and relatively handy. If I don't do it myself, I don't do it...myself. Man bashing is not my goal here, but as a woman, I am often charged more for repairs than a man might be. As a working single … Continue reading My Luck

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