Giving yourself permission

I can't remember his exact words, but my main funny-man Louis CK has this stand-up bit where he talks about aging. With his usual sarcasm, he goes on about how twenty-year-olds think they're gonna live forever. They revel in the mystical idea of turning thirty. "What's it gonna be like when I'm THIRTY!?" (audience laughter … Continue reading Giving yourself permission

Shit just got real: my brain aneurysm

It’s been weeks since the docs told me about my little bubble brain. They didn’t use those exact words, but I prefer a sugary colloquialism over the actual medical diagnosis: “Intracranial Aneurysm.” What started out as a personal quest to get to the bottom of my twelve-day migraine (landing me in the ER twice) ended … Continue reading Shit just got real: my brain aneurysm

A lesson in Weird

Years ago in the mid-nineties when my niece was around seven years old, we passed a book store during one of our special one-on-one days. I loved hanging out with Sydney (still do) - especially since my sister and I couldn't be more different. My older sister Laurie is the left brain, practical, problem-solving thinker. Me? … Continue reading A lesson in Weird