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The Hospital Visit

We arrived at the hospital once more. Walking into Emergency, we were quickly informed that my father and other sister had been moved to the “quiet room”. 1,026 more words


The Sudden and Horrific Loss of My Mother


There shouldn’t be any noise in the house, yet I am awoken by the thumping of heavy boots against hardwood floors. For a split second, I considered rolling over and going back to sleep. 1,136 more words


Singing Sisters (off-key, but having a heck of a time)

When Connie, Anita and I would get together, even in our childhood, we’d be singing. Didn’t matter if it was a little diddy that Connie might have ad-libbed on the spot. 370 more words


Checking the forecast

I’ve said this before and I stand by it. I fucking love holidays. Any sort of break from routine will do but I feel especially refreshed after a holiday somehow involving the ocean. 880 more words

My Thoughts

Chain-Smokin’, Truck-Drivin’ Granny

A tribute to my grandma, who died suddenly and before her time on May 29, 2014. Read the obituary I wrote for her.

I had a special relationship with my grandma. 743 more words

Who I Am

Comic Book Bios: Jason Todd (Robin II/Red Hood)

If there’s ever been a character that needs a biography, it’s Jason Todd. The second Robin has one of the most convoluted histories in comics. His fan disdain is infamous, being voted dead in poll during the 80’s. 837 more words

Comic Books

A Yearning To Escape From Myself

When we were growing up, I chatted all the time with Yngve and we never had any secrets, but at some juncture, perhaps as early as when I was at… 178 more words