If you’re gonna spam me on WordPress…

My fellow (real, human) WordPress blogger-lovelies will likely roll their eyes in empathetic understanding.  After all, spam isn’t just for email, any more than Trix are just for kids these days.  The internet has long attracted the locusts of the human race, who seem to put more time into generating junk websites, fake email addresses, … More If you’re gonna spam me on WordPress…

Miscellaneous thought soup ~ 8-11-2017

It’s a beautiful evening.  The sun has dipped down behind the trees, relieving our part of the earth’s surface (and its inhabitants) of its scorching rays, even if the temperature remains at an unnatural height.  I’m sitting on the deck overlooking the grassy wooded courtyard of our apartment complex, swatting away the incessant mosquitos, which … More Miscellaneous thought soup ~ 8-11-2017

A former fairground gypsy’s take on the Ohio State Fair ride accident

(This post got really long.  Sorry about that!  I just felt the circumstances deserved deeper thought.) Granted, this event is old news.  It happened a couple weeks ago already, so I’m a little late to the commentary pulpit.  I had wanted to write about this sooner, but I needed to collect all of the pertinent … More A former fairground gypsy’s take on the Ohio State Fair ride accident

Back from the deep

It was a trying week. I had another breakdown. This one wasn’t my fault. It came through the realization of the possibility that my partner may actually be mentally ill.  Maybe he is, and maybe he isn’t. The loneliness I felt Monday night into Tuesday morning is the kind that dissolves your insides in acid, … More Back from the deep

San Antonio has drug cartel activity…but covers it up

We hadn’t been here long.  (Maybe a year?  A year and a half?  It was less than 2 years, because we were still in the old neighborhood–that much I know.) My partner went walking amongst the houses a few blocks from our “apartment row”.  While he was gone, I heard sirens.  Lots of them.  Waves … More San Antonio has drug cartel activity…but covers it up