Category: pain

Red Flannel

I love you, but I’ll leave you.  I don’t want you, but I need you… Colder weather…dark early mornings, sweaters, holidays, the fireplace, socks and family. That’s what I look forward to every year. This song is painfully beautiful and for some expensive therapy reason it reminds me that my father never showed up to…

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Rinse and Repeat

The towel bar in my bathroom is broken. Well, it’s not really broken, but the round part slips off the wall bracket and then the bar falls out and onto the floor. I’m pretty sure all I need to do is tighten the little screw at the bottom of the round part so it stays on…

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Hospital Gown

When I was young I loved Cracker Jacks.  There was a store just down the hill from my house that used to sell the small boxes. The carmely corn was yummy, but I bought Cracker Jacks for the surprise. Wrapped in red and white striped paper with the  sailor guy on it, I loved the…

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Stains

I don’t watch television at all.  Haven’t watched a television show in years.  Well, that’s not true I have watched a few episodes of Mad Men and Glee on my computer, but I have not watched anything when it actually aired in forever.  Weird, I know, but hands down the very best gift I’ve ever…

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Mismatched Socks

There are times, fortunately not often, but times none the less when I am overwhelmed with sadness.  Days or moments when the world seems unfair.  I used to be a very optimistic person, naive and optimistic, but now I find that I am learning to expect nothing and that bad things happen.  Even now the…

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