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Monthly Archive for June, 2012

Got Beard?

Yes dear reader, I’m milking the beard thing for it’s worth, while awaiting Servetus’s final beard posts.  Then I’ll be forced to be thoughtful and erudite.  Until that time, on with the shallow! I based yesterday’s post on a realization learned many years ago in another fandom.  This story isn’t part of the “Why RA?” […]

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The murmur of voices in the hall rose and fell   Technicians adjusted the sound and lighting.  Suddenly the lights dimmed and a spotlight suddenly lit a barber chair on the raised platform. A small table stood nearby, covered by a white cloth.   Two twin, giant television monitors flanking each side of the stage […]

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More Beardy Bane

Every time I go out of town, there’s finally some news of RA.  Seriously. This year he didn’t disappoint.  I fled town for the first time this year for a cabin in wilds of Ohio again with no wi-fi and no businesses who thought to turn on their allegedly free access.  Data roaming on my […]

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I rise slowly from the buff arms of Morpheus in faint regret.  He smells so springtime fresh.  Who knew?  Pulling the pillow closer, I try to catch a few more winks but it’s no use.  My eyes open and scan the bedding.  Snowy white pillow.  Snowy white soft duvet flowing to mahogany posts – wait, snowy white linen? I […]

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Life After Winston

Winston is still MIA. The jubilant giddiness has been wearing off.  My mind is still clear and free of Winston’s weight, pulling me down, always threatening to drag me under.  This reprieve feels more permanent; the mental shift feels solidified, more tangible, as if a door has been literally thrown open in my mind, minus […]

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Blame Didion.  She started this on her website.   I’ve been searching high and low for something truly surreal, and she gets it in one.  Just *had* to Google this.  It turns out to be inspired by artist Mariel Clayton.  When she photographs Barbie and family, she envisions something a bit…er… different.  (Click all the […]

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…Er, almost.  If you haven’t read yesterday’s post, please do so now.  I’m mentally cracking knuckles, stretching fingers and ready to get back to the business of living.  Only that trio Jada (my super ego) and Jodi (id) have been throwing a month long party in celebration.  Even Quiet One appears on the brink of having a lot […]

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If you’ve been following my blog for the past year and a half, you’re aware that this blog has been interrupted by periods of silence.  That is because behind the scenes I’ve been engaged in colossal, knock down, drag out fights with Winston, my black dog of depression.  I’ve won skirmishes but each time, Winston kept […]

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