I honestly thought I had written a story about this night, but I can't find it anywhere so apparently I made that up! Twas the night that my starter died...at night...in the middle of nowhere... and I had to get my car towed 90 miles... and I met this random young tow truck driver named … Continue reading Unsteady Uproot – “Stranded” (Wednesday, July 31st)
Some people in my life are a kick in my pants.
"Will you actually drive it?" --- --- as texted by my dad after I announced that I would be renting (AND driving) my very own Uhaul. How else was I to haul my belongings off to storage in the middle of a Spring rainstorm??? It's true, though. I am that stereotypical "female driver." What can I … Continue reading “No, I do it.”
Oh, look! There I am walking out of a glass high-rise in one of the wealthiest cities in the midwest. It's 4:00 in the afternoon and I just got off work. Can’t quite see me? Zoom in a little closer. Ah, there I am. My blondish hair is swept back into a low braided tail. It's … Continue reading The Girl with the Box of Cheerios
Donating blood has been a ritual for my dad for as long as I can remember. That 56th day would hit and the vampires at the blood bank would be calling for his Universal Donor blood. Growing up I didn't think much about it other than the excitement I felt over a new printed t-shirt. … Continue reading Blood, Sweat, and Fears.