Have I mentioned how much I hate Walmart? I don't know whether to believe they hire the dumbest fucking people on the planet or they're just playing games making everyone walk around the entire store looking for one item. Or maybe they're trained to do that by the evil Walmart demons. I had to buy … Continue reading Another maddening trip to Walmart
(NOTE: This and several upcoming posts were written several years ago when I was married. I thought it would be fun to share them.) I suppose enough criticism from everyone in your environment can help you to determine whether or not you’re a worthless wife. Your family, your kids, your significant other, and even your … Continue reading Who determines our worth?
(**I’m a little rambly today... didn’t sleep well last night.) I’m stuck at work today. I mostly work alone, and combined with the personal part of my life in which I am alone often, it just seems like I’m shut out from the world. My family rarely gets together except for (sometimes) Thanksgiving, Christmas, and … Continue reading Another Lonely Holiday for the 4th
I’ve been going through a lot of emotional bullshit lately. Even though it’s been final for eight months, divorce is like dealing with death. It’s a series of grief processes. I’m up one minute, down the next. I try to keep telling myself this is good, everything will be okay, but then I sober up … Continue reading What Divorce Can Do To a Woman
Excerpt from Unheard: a Memoir - Chapter 8 - told from a child's point of view Even though the visits become less frequent, I look forward to visiting Daddy, and I have already forgiven Bianca for butchering my hair. Their house is always warm and cozy. Bianca has down comforters and nice pillows and warm … Continue reading Excerpt from Unheard: a Memoir – Chapter 8
Excerpt from Unheard: a Memoir - Chapter 6 - told from a child's point of view Other family gatherings involve being with Marcus’s weird family. His father (whom Mom secretly calls Hitler because he is a tyrant and has a dark mustache) refers to all children as “rotten little kids”. I am no exception, but … Continue reading Excerpt from Unheard: a Memoir – Chapter 6
Excerpt from Unheard: a Memoir - Chapter 5 - told from a child's point of view Bianca has a way of making everyone believe her. She says she always cuts Daddy’s hair and her own, so I agree to let her cut mine after church. I look in the mirror a few times while she … Continue reading Excerpt from Unheard: a Memoir – Chapter 5