Diary of a 4th of July

Sugar House Park, Salt Lake City, Utah, 7/4/2016 Worked (all felines: Izzy, Jack, Piper, Clark, Lucy, Darko, Todd, Burt, Mica—love them all); Graham and Lauren come over, Ellen and Julia join, Ellen’s friend ending his Ramadan; foster kittens, hard lemonade, shitty Malbec, salsa, chips, guacamole, ohdeargodwhydidIeatsomuch; Ellen/Julia to meet her friend, Livy/Lauren to little park,… Read More Diary of a 4th of July

“All Apologies”: Finding the Meaning of Nirvana

[1980 words; 9 min 54 sec; dysfunctional marriages, submission, emotional abuse, divorce]

The “I’m going to single-handedly save this marriage!” off-switch was pretty hard to find during our final years together. (Maybe it was hidden under the super-hero cape I thought I was wearing). My brain just couldn’t last a second, at the end of the marriage, without….… Read More “All Apologies”: Finding the Meaning of Nirvana