Bittersweet Grief

"There are no happy endings. Endings are the saddest part, So just give me a happy middle And a very happy start.” –Shel Silverstein, A Light in the Attic I received news recently that a childhood friend had passed away.  We often told people that we'd been friends since the 2nd grade, although neither of …

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Portland Pride

I took this photo in June 2015, while attending our first Portland Pride event.  This is an iPhone photo, with no filter.  My company had a float in the parade, so I went to meet some of my co-workers while everyone was getting set up.  This beauty was stretched out in front of the old …

PDX Transit

Recent text thread between S and me - he was supposed to take me to a doctor appointment, but Agreement #3 says "Don't Make Assumptions".  Well....I assumed he was taking me, once I got home and he assumed he was picking me up from work and taking me to the doctor. S: I'm on my …

Yin and Yang

Last weekend I woke up groggy from two days straight of all grey clouds with no rain to speak of. What the hell is the point of clouds without rain anyway, I ask?!  Who knows, but it left me dragging ass all damn day. Fortunately, or unfortunately, we had to go to the grocery store. Once …