Do this instead

My brain could do better Lately, I’ve found myself spending too much time scrolling through my Twitter feed. Sometimes when I come across something objectionable I delve into the post’s replies to see if someone out there has something to say that will make me feel better. I […]

I’m reminded of how much I loved paging through Seventeen Magazine. I thought that having the right clothes would make me feel the way the models looked. Unfortunately, trying to emulate those fashion models only made me feel too fat and not pretty enough.

Shopping blues

I tell people my MS symptoms aren’t that bad. Many people with the disease have it much worse than I do. All that is true, but for me it’s the small inconveniences that get me down. Shop ’till I drop Shopping for clothes used to be fun. I […]

Slightly Insane

I have two stuffed bears. I hug and kiss them goodnight, every night. I cover them with my baby blanket and make sure they’re comfortable. The bear named Lib has been with me since I was one or two years old. He’s called Lib because that’s Bill backward. […]

Another week

A new week begins It will likely be much the same As other weeks I’ll do the usual business that I do I’ll say things that are variations of the things I always say I won’t wear a jaunty hat I won’t turn cartwheels in the parking lot […]

Getting Social: Five people looking at their smartphones

Getting Social

The problem with social media Let’s face it. Social media can be the worst. It has become a platform where people feel comfortable being awful to other human beings. I had to get that mini-rant out of the way before talking about how useful social media can be. […]