Nope, that wasn't my Dom. It's over before it began. All the fluttery thrills of yesterday are like dust in the wind. (Yes, that's also in a song. No, I'm not posting it here.) No, I don't know why. He sent one last, short, sharp message and disappeared. For a minute, I was thinking, "Wait, … Continue reading Nope

More on Food

Trigger warning: More on food and other unsexy things... Ran across this quote today: “When we give up dieting, we take back something we were often too young to know we had given away: our own voice. Our ability to make decisions about what to eat and when. Our belief in ourselves. Our right to … Continue reading More on Food


She waited anxiously, trying to slow her breathing. 'They probably won't take me anyway,' she thought. 'Who knows how many candidates they've had?' She took a deeper breath. 'But they did call me in for an interview.' She felt her heart pounding. She was alone in the room, a small anteroom with a desk and … Continue reading Rebooting…

Sad Days and Me

MP’s daughter is sick - one of his daughters, the one who lives far away. Cancer that was in remission spread - and the doctors are offering a fairly pessimistic prognosis. Of course they’re not always right, but she’s pretty sick. MP is tough, but you know. I’m worried and distressed, and she was already … Continue reading Sad Days and Me