Category Archives: family

Death Looks a Lot Like Hunter Thompson

“I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they’ve always worked for me.” Hunter Thompson Unfortunately, they don’t work for me. I hesitated to post this, but then asked myself, “What Would Dr. Gonzo Do?” and … Continue reading

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Thanks to my One-Eyed, Cheating Grandpa

**Disclaimer, the story you are about to read might be entirely fabricated by my overactive imagination as a way to explain why I am naturally a good cheat at poker. Then again, these real and vivid memories might be entirely … Continue reading

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Duties of a Best Friend

I am fortunate to have a few best friends who really knock my socks off with their caring ways. In fact, they are so remarkably good at being best friends that I am often left feeling like the slacker of … Continue reading

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Live Fast; Die Young; and Look Like a Zombie

Live fast; die young; and leave a beautiful corpse. I may not have said that before, but I’ve been living it. What a shameful thing, to destroy one’s body in pursuit of happiness. And here I was, watching the results of that … Continue reading

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What’s a Princess Anyway?

When I was really little, I studied Disney cartoons with a fierce curiosity. Convinced that they contained within them the secret to becoming a princess, I watched them religiously. I determined that the only true qualification (besides being born into royalty … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Part-Time Ginger

A little more than 25 years ago, my parents welcomed into the world a chunky, pale baby ginger. I’m surprised they didn’t sue the hospital or the OB, making them send me back to the dark, desolate place from whence … Continue reading

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In which Chuck Greenberry Loses all Her Followers

I have done a thing I strive not to do: I have written a public letter to a politician, and, in so doing, shared my opinions. Gasp! I have tucked the letter nicely below to share because this subject is one … Continue reading

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