Getting-an-IUD-so-conservatives-will-stay-out-of-my-reproductive-organs.com

I got an IUD inserted about three weeks ago. I will omit any editorializing about the "why" behind this choice in an effort to keep this post focused on its topic and not the goat rodeo that is the US government as of late, but let me admit to you-- that has been no easy … Continue reading Getting-an-IUD-so-conservatives-will-stay-out-of-my-reproductive-organs.com

Apprentice: Preface

About two years ago I began an apprenticeship program with a theatre company. I quit that apprenticeship after fighting with myself internally for 10 months, and by the time I left I was unrecognizable. In plan terms: I hated myself. I couldn't stand to be around me. I felt like I was useless and honestly thought … Continue reading Apprentice: Preface

The South?

I'm getting progressively more discouraged. I've lived here for something like 10 months and I still don't have a single friend. And it's not for want of trying. I've gone to networking events | church events |joined a gym | started volunteering | tried an app | took a class | met other nannies | … Continue reading The South?

Tomato Something Soup

People who love to cook all have a "thing". For some people their thing is baking pies, making a risotto: they're just addicted to that process. My thing is soup. There's something intensely satisfying about making soup. On some level standing over a big stew pot stirring a huge quantity of colourful, fragrant liquid makes … Continue reading Tomato Something Soup

Charlie’s Adopted!

On Wednesday this week I dropped him off with his new family and I immediately burst into tears as I drove away. As soon as he walked into their house he made himself at home, sniffing everything there was to sniff, took a couple poos in their backyard and picked up the toy he somehow knew … Continue reading Charlie’s Adopted!

I’m a foster Auntie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

The people closest to me know that I have been obsessed with the idea of fostering dogs ever since I discovered that was a thing you could do about 5 years ago. TODAY THAT DREAM FINALLY CAME TRUE I got in contact with a great foster-based rescue organization here in Georgia called Angels Among Us that … Continue reading I’m a foster Auntie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!