Category Archives: Vegetables

Taxes and Sanity

Sometimes I wish I had a home to move back to with someone there just waiting to take care of me. I wish my grandmother could drive me around in her smelly Buick. We would munch madly on fast food french fries, blast the air conditioning until our noses went icy cold and hum to […]

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A Dirty Trick

It is rainy and gross. Slushy ice coats the hoods of cars as they drive by. Robins hide away with their speckled eggs. The thick fog hides the towering, prehistoric mountains. Yesterday it was sweltering hot and my eyeballs got so sunburned that I am still having trouble blinking. Where did spring go? The dirty […]

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Love You Like Crazy

Were you frightened? Sleeping restlessly? Convinced that Miss Slice had abandoned you for good? Contemplating whether you should report her as a missing person? No need to worry your sweet little head. All is well and she’s back with a vengeance. With a lovely vengeance that is. This week we will continue Valentine’s Day with […]

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Crashing Through

Deliriously excited, she clutched her warped sled and hopped through the snow, smiling as she broke a new path. The hill awaited her. The hill that would provide momentary freedom from her worries. Yes, she looked forward to screaming a bit. But as she approached the summit’s base, things became still. Parents collected their bundled […]

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White Knuckled

Getting lost used to be fun…invigorating even. Bicycling down unfamiliar streets, feet numb and heart pumping, white knuckles on handle bars, worrying you’d never find home. Once upon a time we lived for that thrill. Crawling our way out of a mess, we emerged refreshed and radiant. But those unruly years have passed, and straying […]

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