Archive For The “Family” Category
Whatever havoc Gustav and kid sister Hanna wreak this week, when John McCain and his token running mate make their sweep of the Gulf Coast for photo ops meant to say “Look! We did it right this time!” and “Look! We give a damn about you!” consider this: Meanwhile, Barack Obama co-sponsored the Katrina Emergency [...]
I know I’ve already posted this one. But I love it. I’ve made no secret of the fact that I think my cat is the cutest to ever live, and that she should be a model. I have big dreams for her: cat food cans, the Scoop Away box, the Hollywood Feed billboard on Sam [...]
Last Friday at this time I was at some bar in the Marigny watching a band play with my cousin and one of her friends. We’d spent most of the day at Jazzfest (thanks to our uncle – THANKYOUTHANKYOUTHANKYOU) in the sporadic rain. We watched Trombone Shorty and Stevie Wonder, admired the wares in Congo [...]
Some wise words on loss, courtesy of a friend of mine: You’ll get through it, but you’ll never get over it.
If you’re not in the mood for something serious, don’t read past the picture of my cat admiring her reflection. So in my previous (non-video) post I alluded to some family drama that was sapping my motivation to write. The majority of that “drama” comprised the fact that my maternal grandmother had been in and [...]