Category: Life

Haters are going to hate

I was looking at a Facebook friend’s page today, and I came across it.   The thing I knew I would see eventually. A post making fun of non-binary individuals that prefer a gender neutral pronoun.  Good ol Tucker Carlson from Fox News and his…

Happy Birthday Steve

This isn’t one of those milestone birthdays, that was last year.   And he really hates being reminded of the day, and he doesn’t want a fuss.  When he turned 60 he was out of town.  On purpose I think.  Last year when he…

Are you living the life you chose?

One cold December night I hosted a Christmas party at my house in Little Rock.  One of my friends arrived at the door in a sweater over her party dress.  It was bitterly cold.  I asked “it’s freezing outside, where is your coat?”  She…

Parades and the Meaning of Life

I have a birthday coming up this week.   The number doesn’t matter, and I’m at a place in my life where I can say that with a straight face. As I get closer to social security age, I realize that my happiness is…

My Sister Is A Cop

So when I see the video of those police officers in Dallas running TOWARDS the gunfire, I think of my sister. When I see the video of police officers pulling the bodies of their fallen brothers to safety I think of my sister. When I see the video of the families of police officers crying at a funeral, I think of my sister.

The Other Shoulder Surgery Looms

So yes, it will suck to be me for a few weeks.

Twenty One Things I Learned After Shoulder Replacement Surgery

1. It really sucks to throw up after surgery. However, it is not so bad if you are still on pain meds. 2. When they tell you to bring a large shirt for after surgery they mean a LARGE shirt because that sucker has…