Category Archives: My Surreal Life

I’ve Lost the Best Friend that I Ever Had

Trust my rock ‘n roll mind to understand Black Sabbath lyrics, right? But the first line of their 1972 song Changes resonated a lot with me recently. “I feel unhappy/I feel so sad/I’ve lost the best friend that I ever … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

And peace on earth.

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Tell Ya What I’m a-Gonna Do

Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Joyous Kwanzaa! And Die Winter Die. Oh. Ahem. That last one’s just for me. Let’s just insert a sheepish smile here, shall we? But while I’m hibernating until spring I thought I’d get caught up on … Continue reading

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Where Is Everyone?

On the sidebar to the right of this post you’ll see all the icons that link to my various social media accounts. Sometimes I think about removing some of them, because I go there and think, “Where is everyone?” There’s no … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Fall?

It’s no secret that I’m no fan of autumn. I’m not shy in letting anyone know that I detest everything about the end of summer and the beginning of fall, but this year I started wondering why that is. What’s … Continue reading

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You Do NOT Have To Write A Review

I swear it’s almost gotten to the point where you wake to an alarm, and after you quiet the alarm it shows a message asking you to write a review of it. (And if there are alarms that actually do … Continue reading

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Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

I really didn’t intend to give you an earworm this morning, but Sly Stone said it best and who am I to mess with perfection? Although, just between us? My favorite song by Sly and the group has always been … Continue reading

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13 O’Clock Is A Strange Place

I can hear you. “13 O’Clock is a place? Shouldn’t it be a time?” You’d think, wouldn’t you? But no, 13 O’Clock is a place. In fact, 13 O’Clock is a strange place. I was there for a while, and though … Continue reading

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Is Anyone Paying Attention Anymore?

In case you missed my post last week, I’ve recently quit smoking and am indulging a side of me that rarely makes an online appearance—my bitchy, gripe-about-what’s-bugging-me side. Today I’d like to bitch about address the current trend of no … Continue reading

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I Quit Smoking, and Man! I’m Pissed Off!

After my older brother died suddenly of a heart attack two days before Thanksgiving, my nieces joined up with my daughters and ganged up on me en masse about my smoking. I knew I needed to quit for my health, … Continue reading

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