Beyond the Looking Glass

she makes me feel like a guest in my own head please, pull up a chair, make yourself at home - wait, isn't this my mind? - distracting me with lively conversation how are the kids? they're fine, but- how's my job? it's busy, thanks for asking, but- oh, I guess I would like some … Continue reading Beyond the Looking Glass

I Almost Believed Her 

I had a startling experience this holiday. A grown woman, a good 20-25 years older than I, decided that it would motivate me to return to my religion by calling me a loser (complete with a sad head shake and disappointed expression). Tough love, possibly? I found it appalling, and I was shocked into silence … Continue reading I Almost Believed Her