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Rest in Peace, Teddy Corwin

Thaddeus “Teddy” Corwin. It’s kind of surprising that that’s the only photo I have of Teddy, considering I’ve known him since, like, 1989. And he sent or gave me that one. Teddy was 35 and died of Leukemia on November 23rd. Leukemia and no health insurance. I hadn’t seen him in a long while. Not…

LGN 36: Fat-woman-ism

Like manna from Heaven.  I’ve been waiting for a good topic for my 700th blog post.  Something I could use a controversial title for.  This is dangerous territory.  Watch out for the ROUS. From Twitter to SoulBounce to this blog entry: http://www.dirtyprettythangs.com/2012/01/08/fat-girl-fairytales-the-amazing-transformation-of-jennifer-hudson/ It’s a critique of this commercial (that I don’t necessarily recommend watching): Now,…

Rest in peace, Arthur G. Young

Some decisions are hard to make.  Some decisions are hard to make even when it’s the right thing to do. Last year, October 16th, 2009 I had Leika euthanized.  It was time.  You know.  I didn’t want her to suffer a day longer.  That’s how it goes with pets.  You’re expected to do what’s best…

Overflow

I’m not going to keep doing this. I’m not trying to milk attention.  And sometimes I can be — when you write about something it can get very me me me me.  I did this.  I saw that.  I felt this.  It can get pretty self centered. But I write.  I blog.  This is kind…