Devolution

Here’s what I learned: It doesn’t take long for the thin veneer of civilization to corrode.These are the things that have fallen away for me in just a few days of living alone: Showering daily Looking in the mirror Leaving the house Anything resembling an eating plan A sleep schedule Wearing a bra Looking at…

Hello I’m Nobody

I’m nobody’s wife. Sami is gone to Florida to assist his ailing sister. He’ll be gone 10 days total, including the holiday and my birthday. Today is only Day 5. Living single sucks. I’m nobody’s mother. Both of my children are grown and gone to live in other places. I thought I was pretty good…

Lamentation

SCROLL DOWN FOR UPDATE! Sami was able to patch the tusk. ……………………………………… There was this blue elephant, see? I wrecked it and I am feeling very, very bad about it. It was harvested from a curbside trashpile many years ago and spent most of its time in the garage, ignored and buried under our own…

The Topic: Mothers

NOW UPDATED! MOTHER’S DAY UPDATE: Brunch: Champagne and caviar. Lupper: Grilled Salmon burgers Dessert:¬†Wierdo hippie ice cream Later: presents galore My children are the best, all 3 of them. …………………………………….. The Scene: Mid morning out on the sunny deck. A chill breeze blows. The Players: A man, a woman, a little dog Man:¬†How were those…