Cruel Mystery

“It’s a god-awful small affair To the girl with the mousy hair But her mummy is yelling, ‘No!’” ~David Bowie, “Life On Mars”   World Lupus Day 2016 has come to a close. Two years ago, I couldn’t even tell you when it was. A woman who battled daily with the cruel mystery of this […]

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My Goliath

“Hey, Mamacita. It’s me.” “Oh, my lineage. How are you?” “Good. So, I had a thought. I’m okay with Justin Timberlake as the new king of pop.” My mom would most likely agree with me. She’d also grill me on how thorough of a listen I’ve given the new Radiohead songs and the virtues of […]

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March 10

“But nobody wants to hear this tale The plot is clichéd, the jokes are stale And baby we’ve all heard it all before Oh, I could get specific but Nobody needs a catalog With details of love I can’t sell anymore” ~Aimee Mann, “Invisible Ink” My mother knew when I was bullshitting; her intensity kept […]

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