• An eventful drive to Starbucks.

    An eventful drive to Starbucks.

    t’s 5am, and I’m rolling in unusually heavy traffic. I glance in the rearview and there is this SUV just hurtling at me from behind.

  • Time to Do Something Good.

    I have a cat, That Jake. A few years ago, he got very sick. I thought I wanted to let him go – I was broke – but one of the vets at the hospital basically guilted me into treating his undiagnosable liver infection.

  • Whispers.

    I don’t know if being educated about my illness(es) from an early age would have made a difference – the struggle is the struggle, no matter how much you learn about why. But I saw this on Facebook and felt, like, *yes*: It’s an image uploaded from Whisper, an app I’ve used, in the past, […]

  • Only on the Blue Line?

    So things are terrible here in Boston, and, after yesterday’s MBTA shutdown, I wasn’t expecting a swift commute home. The Red Line took forever – it wasn’t even worth trying to swim through the sea of passengers at Downtown Crossing to make my connection to the Orange. Walking the something-odd blocks to State Street, I wondered […]

  • Snowpocalypse 2015: The Stop & Shop in Revere

    B! and I just got back from the grocery store. We’d driven past around noontime today, Sunday, and the glut of cars in the lot made me wonder how many more people they could pack in before they hit fire code. “Let’s not do this now,” we agreed, and went to breakfast instead. Some eight […]