A Dog’s Life

Dear Kirby, Little did I know when you chose me that day, just how much you would teach me about life. And that’s how it happened, really.  I thought I was going to the store to choose a dog to keep me company while my significant other went on deployment.  But I had zero say … More A Dog’s Life

The Many, or The One?

I’d been to Arlington Cemetery dozens of times before. My first visit was during my senior year of high school, part of an educational trip. Later in college, a classmate showed us the town during spring break. I remember nothing from those visits but the endless walking. After graduation during my early days in DC, … More The Many, or The One?

If Red Had a Flavor

Red velvet is one of those cakes that has always been a mystery to me.  I’ve never been able to pinpoint the flavor.  It just tastes…like RED. There are some colors that you just KNOW what the flavor is.  “Tastes like blue” obviously means blue raspberry.  Purple tastes like grape.  Orange tastes like, well, orange.  … More If Red Had a Flavor

Well, @#$%.

I don’t swear very often.  It’s not ladylike, I find it unprofessional, and most of the time I think it’s completely unnecessary.  When I do swear, it’s under very specific circumstances, in which I’m typically trying to make a particular point. But no matter what, I sure as heck don’t swear at church.  My inner … More Well, @#$%.