On the rocks 

When I was young, I had a rock collection.  The region I lived in was not particularly geographically dramatic or interesting, so the bar was low.  Granite was considered exciting; lovely white, iridescent quartz made my day. Most of the rocks were not very large; they could be found on the side of the then-unpaved … More On the rocks 

Escaping the ghosts

My last post was about my own ghost.  That ghost is benevolent.  Not all are.  Some are vampiric. This post is about them. (Before I go much further, I should issue a Content Advisory, as there are brief mentions of home invasion and sexual assault.) I was a bright, vibrant, successfully-masking high school graduate, leaving … More Escaping the ghosts

Memories of clinging

During the years of 2010, 2011, and even 2012, I blogged a lot on here. I shared with you my favorite books, CDs, music genres, websites, my health issues, and how damn good it felt to leave Dallas for greener and hillier San Antonio pastures. I talked about how good it felt to have graduated … More Memories of clinging

Sometimes, if you hang in there long enough, the seemingly impossible happens 

It’s been an exciting past few weeks!  There seems to be never a dull moment.  (Was that even grammatically correct?) Some of y’all know that my partner is legally blind.  The best anyone can guess is that it happened by way of chromosomal damage due to his father’s exposure to Agent Orange while in Vietnam … More Sometimes, if you hang in there long enough, the seemingly impossible happens