Category: Writing

Minnie and BowWow Discuss Election Stress

Originally posted on Red's Wrap:
BowWow: I am about to lose my fucking shit. Minnie: Take it easy. What’s the problem? BowWow: The election! It’s making me bite my fucking tail. I can’t stand it! Minnie: I thought you were a Trump supporter. You…

Roots

We bought a bunny and named him Peter because, well, that’s what people call their bunnies. He lived in a cage in the garage but we always kept the door open so he could see outside and feel the sun on his face. His… Continue Reading “Roots”

99 New: Lipstick Touchers

Originally posted on Red's Wrap:
“If I was a big tall guy, would I be a looming, space-taking, oblivious asshole or would I be nice?” I asked the question of no one in particular but my husband was within earshot. “Oh, you’d be…

Time Warp

This is the mascara that my mother used. After she put on her foundation and powder and a bit of rouge and sometimes a wee beauty mark if she was feeling extra sharp, she’d bring the tray up to her lips and spit on… Continue Reading “Time Warp”

Taco Night in a Chinese Restaurant

At the age of 89, my dad went to the Taco Bell in his small town for the first time. He stood in line for a good while, waiting his turn while a group of teenagers rattled off their excruciatingly detailed orders, and then… Continue Reading “Taco Night in a Chinese Restaurant”

Breonna

All I know is this We can’t cry ourselves to sleep Truth will out, believe ____________________________ Photo credit: Photo by Michael Carruth on Unsplash

Making Space

Originally posted on Red's Wrap:
It’s amazing how little time it takes for the crazy to become normal. You can be having a completely normal life and then, boom, stuff starts happening. The right rear burner on your stove quits working. The front…

In Her Name

We’re all RBG Tonight begins the rumble Show up fierce and strong

Cracked

Originally posted on Red's Wrap:
Yesterday I made a fried egg sandwich, ate it, left the house to go shopping, came back two hours later, and turned the burner off under the frying pan. I thought maybe I should put an X on…

Howler

The beagle had a half tail, making me wonder if all beagles are shortchanged or if this one was trimmed for show’s sake or had encountered some terrible mishap like a sharp slamming door, but he seemed undisturbed by his abbreviation, romping down the… Continue Reading “Howler”

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