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I decided to go ahead and get the tooth implant (see previous entry for my drama about the whole thing), and today is the extraction of what’s left of my current tooth that’s broken down way un...


Y’all. One of my crowns popped off over the weekend and I thought it would be suuuuper easy for the dentist to just pop it back in and glue it in place. So first thing this morning I went to th...


I don’t know why, but I somehow landed on a basketball game as I crawled into bed with my laptop playing YouTube TV. Was gonna watch something mindless while I wound down from the day. Anyway, ...


Name: Lorenzo Introduction Platform: Hinge Age: 52 Relationship Status: Divorced a couple of years. Two kids (one autistic son who is doing very well and headed out for his first year of unive...


Hi. I went to the office yesterday and was incredibly productive. Today I’m working from home again and, while I love being able to get a wonderful workout in and make my lunch while watching m...


Wow. Boss has turned back into his usual dick self. It has actually been going on since about week 2 of my return, so…approaching a month now. But he’s gotten especially dicky in the last week....


Today I went to Mom and Dad’s and, as I reported yesterday, my SIL wanted me to try to fix her hair. My mom had cut it last week into a long bob, and I didn’t realize it, but she wanted it even ...


It’s 8:20 PM on Saturday night and I’m home from a socially distanced patio date with Foxy Silver. Man, I so wish that I liked this guy - he’s so freaking handsome. But he’s also suuuuuch a gra...


Yesterday I registered my dog, Martini, as an emotional support animal. I kinda did it because when you do that, apartment management are supposed to let you bring your dog with you anywhere and...


Living Situation: Every day it seems I walk through slightly different areas of [my city] and sometimes a bit beyond just looking for neighborhoods and spots that might work for a move. I have ...


I just ended the cutest video chat with my little old mommy. We have been calling each other every day now since my carotid artery injury. Since the pandemic, we have been video chatting. She ...


I thought it would be interesting to keep a running tally of people I know personally (or at least as an acquaintance) who either have Covid-19 now or have had it in the past. Of course, I’ll ch...


Name: Foxy Silver Introduction Platform: A mutual friend! Right before the first lockdowns were in place in early March, I went to a little happy hour party for my friend Terri and there was ...


July already. Though I track the dates, I honestly don’t know who I am, where I am or what I am anymore. Sitting up on the rooftop of my building drinking decaf and trying to get in the mindset ...


…Or 10 Things That Have Happened Since I Last Wrote I’d been back at the office for what? A day? I was so happy getting into the swing of things and found myself surprised that I was actually...


So. Day 1 back in the office at new-old job. I say “new” because I was re-hired, but of course, it is my old job. It’s bizarre. Everything was frozen in time. Nothing has been worked on. It mi...


Been a long time since I’ve had the Sunday Night Blues. I’m surprised how familiar they feel. I’m so full of mixed emotions right now. Very happy to go back to a job. Very anxious that I’m sti...


This morning I decided to look fear in the face and walk to the city trail directly from my apartment’s steps. Of course, I was on high alert and paid attention to every step I took as well as m...


Boss had sent a text last week and earlier this week about how we need to get together on my priorities for when I’m back in the office next week. At one time, he said he wanted to take me to lun...


I’ve decided to take the rest of the week to take care of myself as if I were on summer vacation. In fact, the last week of summer vacation, so I need to savor it! Though I have been walking aro...


June 06, 2020

Oozing in These Foolish Things

Something must be oozing out of my pores. Seriously. It’s like there is something about me that says, “I’m a target, please fuck with me” to the general public. I swear I’m not being paranoid,...


You know what? I never heard back from last week’s date, Ken Doll. Do you remember I’d met him on the same day I’d heard back from work AND gotten mugged AND while the pandemic raged on. I’m se...


I want to cover up my most recent entry with a positive one. I desperately need to end today with positive thoughts! I’m thinking of a road trip for the not-so-distant future. I haven’t decide...


I’m back home in my apartment now, after spending the last couple of days with my parents, about to walk the dog for her last walk of the evening as curfew begins at 7pm. The curfew lasts until ...


June 01, 2020

Rattled.* in These Foolish Things

My city is in near-ruin. Over the weekend, the city was overtaken by what started as peaceful protests for justice for George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter movement and turned into violence. ...


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