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What can you do with a slightly wonky chair?
You know what they say about good intentions right? When I was moving the second time having never played my piano I knew it was time to sell.
What happens when you fill an object with spite? It becomes filled with power.
The teen years feel a lot like walking through the Fireswamp with danger around every corner. Keep talking to your kid the entire time. Show up and keep talking.
What if the Dread Pirate Roberts is the best metaphor for parenting teens? Don’t worry, he totally is.
How do you navigate the choppy waters of the tween years? How do you navigate the uncharted territory without wrecking the mother-daughter relationship?
Are you experiencing hyper-fixation on a situation or problem? Anxiety? These visualization exercises may help.
How do you deal with triggers that keep bringing trauma back when you thought you dealt with it years ago? How do you stop reliving the nightmare?
It wasn’t about the couch as much as what the couch represented. I didn’t know what it would look like, but I knew what it would *feel* like. Freedom. Independence. Safety.
This morning, as I watched the inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris, I kept waiting for the anxiety of the last four years to dissipate. This anxiety was only amplified during the last year because of the pandemic and then multiplied on January 6. I wanted to feel relief, happiness and hope, and while I did, to a point, the anxiety and grief I’ve been carrying were all still very present, with a new sense of… unsettled weirdness.
But, that’s what the residual emotion of trauma feels like.
This is the story about how we ended up with an imaginary dog named Wrigley.
I am not a serial killer. But if I were, this would be the freezer I would use to store bodies until I could dispose of them without arousing suspicion.
Traveling by van isn’t always fantastic, some days are just living.
This shelf sold in 2019. I still have zero regrets for selling it and despite the shitstorm that was 2020, i've yet to see zombies. Stock photo: Model may be actual zombie in disguise. Who really knows? There will come a day when you will regret not buying this, I...
This listing for a lost dog was listed in Sept 2018. We never did have anyone credible claim Susan. Despite my insistence I didn’t want a dog, we kept her. Turns out I needed her as much as she needed me. Turns out I’m also the sort of dog mom that calls myself a dog mom and has an instagram account for said dog. I’m not even a little sad about that.
Sometimes being single is hard. It’s even harder when you’re an appliance.
Why do people leave the LDS church? The answer is usually quite complicated. For me? It’s a long story. But I’m happy to tell it to those who want to listen.