Monthly Archives: March 2009

…But they called them ‘Sea Kittens’…

I think you should read this. “PETA’s “Animal Record” report for 2008, filed with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, shows that the animal rights group killed 95 percent of the dogs and cats in its care last year. During all of 2008, PETA found adoptive homes for just seven pets.” -PetaKills.org I…

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Missing.

The light outside my window shifts from each color- red, to green, to yellow and back to the original. I’ve got it down to a science- the pulling of the blinds upwards and the sliding of the drapes sideways so that with the window cracked only a bit; I can hear the cars roll by…

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Obama vs. The Universe.

An Open Letter to Barak Obama: I sat on my couch on the day you were elected. I had my cell phone in my hands to call my friends and family, and my little one was napping upstairs. On your inauguration, I wrote ( here. ) I knew we were ushering in something else- a…

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Happy One-Year-Anniversary, CINIII.

I could get hit by a bus. I remind myself of this as I feel the full ache in my lower abdomen. I could walk outside, and part of an airplane could land on my head. I could be a victim in the war on drugs- shot at a busstop- robbed at gunpoint. I could…

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Why I fail at Twitter…

It’s 11:49 am, and I’m not doing anything remotely interesting. Really.  Here’s the thing about flickr/facebook/thisblog. I lead a very boring life. If I didn’t have the crazy moments that I manged to remember and write down? My life might be as flavorful as sugar-free jello. (Not lime. Because lime is good.) I feel like we’re…

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