Button-Huntin’

Button-Huntin’

The other night—the very same night that I forgot my keys and locked myself out of my apartment and my building, in the cold, with my dog—I happened to be wearing my good coat. Honestly, I’d say it’s the best coat that I have. At least, it’s the best coat...
Higher and Higher

Higher and Higher

I submitted this piece to the San Marcos Daily Record last week for their submission deadline, hoping to get into the Sunday paper because today is the Anniversary of Rusty Windle’s death. I thought that maybe they were saving it to run tomorrow–the second...
I Bled on my Pink Sheets Today

I Bled on my Pink Sheets Today

I bled on my pink sheets today The pink ones from Ross Or was it Marshall’s? They are a very pretty, pretty shade of pink– Not blush, not bashful Not rose or mauve Not cotton candy Nor carnation They are the perfect, perfect pink for my bed But now they...
Dear Spectrum,

Dear Spectrum,

Dear Spectrum, I absolutely love the feature you offer through your app that allows me to turn off Wi-Fi access for my boys’ devices. It’s Magic! Right now, my teenage children are standing together, conversing, and laughing as they work as a team to wash...
I should tell you, I should tell you

I should tell you, I should tell you

This is a review that no one asked me to write, but I’m pretty sure that almost no one is writing any reviews about the San Marcos High School production of RENT: School Edition. I’m just here to help. I should tell you, I should tell you: It may have been...

Dancing with Myself

I did lots of writing this week by hand in my notebook. I tried to come up with various topics…thinking about this blog and working on the other things that I’m writing these days, and yet here I am, on Sunday evening, still without a posted blog. I’m the...