Math

After an unpleasant parent pick up from a not too pleasant ex and new girlfriend due to My Child being put in the middle and acting like a brat in the parking lot. I would like to ask you for help. Math help. Cross your fingers and lets do some algebra together. Not really algebra…

3am, not 4am, not 5am

Placate the gods Really, cause I have nothing better to do. Obviously, I have pissed off the insomnia gods. I should build a temple in my front yard Set it alight and hope the gods notice before the local fire department. Next month, I will try building a mud tower to placate the angry- pain,…

Would you rather

I not tell you where my furniture comes from? You know the side of the road is cheaper than Goodwill or the Salvation Army. Amazingly these children have forgotten that I will stop on the side of the road to pick up something useful, that just needs a new home, some love, a new tire.…

Suspend disbelief

"Yes, Early bird, I am twenty six and you are thirty six forever." Hteba assured her oldest friend. "EB, we were born with children who spawned from our hands (much tidier than Zeus.) I was still plump with my fairy child when I was born. Big hand syndrome I believe they called it years ago."…

My Eldest Surly Reverie

So, he walked to his grandmother's house with his tail between his legs. Not really, he rolled his bike with most of his bags on his back with righteous indignation to her house livid that I had dared to push my will upon him. My seventeen year old man child seems to be cycling bi-polar.…

Burn the witch

How to destabilize the unstable. Sometimes I think I stand on one leg with the other tied to it Stand up on tippie-toe close your eyes hands out at your sides walk in a straight line without falling over then feel the world tipping slightly to the right Vertigo, maybe animal magnetism Bend one knee…