Category Archives: Holiday Pretending

I’m Not Doing This Shit, New Year Or Not

no thanks

Resolutions are fine and I’ll probably make a few I won’t keep…like exercising more or learning Swahili. I’m more interested in what I’m going to continue not doing this year. I’m on board with being a better person next year, but I’m going to throw out a prediction that will blow your mind…I’ll probably be […]

Who I Celebrate On Father’s Day

Dad Tiles

Spoiler alert: It’s not my father. At least not the one who impregnated my mother, the man who watched me emerge from my mother’s womb, the man who helped choose my name. I don’t celebrate him for one motherfucking second. “But you need to move past that and love him for the person that he […]

Marriage, Kids & Valentine’s Day: A Match Made In The Fiery Pits Of Hell

Raspberry Heart

My mind has shredded the memories I had of what it was like to be single on Valentine’s Day and pretty much every other day of the year. Mostly. It’s always disheartening to see posts on social media or hear conversations from people who are single during this Hallmark, chocolate covered, diamond ring buying holiday because […]