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A rant on an otherwise wonderful Supreme Court decision

So, yesterday's Supreme Court ruling was historic and amazing for everyone, and after talking to lawyers and legal experts, it appears that it does apply to "everyone under the rainbow."  That said, the strategy is telling, and what the bi community has grown...

A letter to my dad’s care facility

Mi papa Hi all,  If you are dealing with a nursing home or care facility right now, it is MADDENING. The officiousness and bureaucratese and fear of liability can make you question your own sanity. I wrote an email to my dad's care facility today. I'm putting it below...

My Fifth Apocalypse, Day 11: Apocalypse Garbage

My Fifth Apocalypse, Day 11: Apocalypse Garbage

Yesterday, I woke up, poured a couple mugs of coffee down my throat, and, in a rare bout of self-control, went outside for a jog before I checked my phone or email for news about the world and my dad. My dad's in a memory care facility in Boston where he is in the...

My Fifth Apocalypse, Day 9

The good news is I wrote a thing for The Nervous Breakdown about how awesome blogs are. I'm tired of professionalism. I'm tired of millennialism. I want the real right now. I want details right now. I want to be grounded. And for whatever weird reason, blogs are what...

My Fifth Apocalypse, Day 7: My Apocalypse Outfit

My Fifth Apocalypse, Day 7: My Apocalypse Outfit

So my dad's care facility just announced that a patient on his floor died of COVID yesterday, and they aren't letting my stepmom or anyone have a Zoom meeting with him until the 31st, and they told me on the day my quarantine would've ended that my sister, stepmom,...

My Fifth Apocalypse, Day 6: Super Creepy Piñata Head

My Fifth Apocalypse, Day 6: Super Creepy Piñata Head

Got an email from my dad's memory care facility last night that a worker tested positive. This is ... not ideal. I'm realizing that all of my posts are starting off with "I went for a jog this morning" because this is the highlight of my day. Well, that and watching...