A New Bathing Suit

This morning when I got to the Y, I looked at my bathing suit and thought, “Boy! Do I need a new one!” Usually it is my friend Kelly who examines all suits at the Y and strongly suggests those people with stretched seams consider a purchase. We call her the Suit Nazi because she […]

Lord of the Rings

When we visited my mother in Indiana, things always managed to take a dark turn. My sister and I had very low expectations going in and even with those lowered expectations, it always turned out that we had set the bar too high. On one occasion, I had just entered Mother’s abode with a large […]

Bite Marks in My Tupperware

Since my sister and I grew up with a mother who considered Christmastime a reason to get more drunk than usual, and who viewed Easter as the day that she got an extra hour or two to herself while we were at church, in our adult lives the holidays mean something very special to both […]