Song of the Week: Snow Angel

Living in rural Pennsylvania as kiddos, my siblings and I partook in a never-ending selection of geographically appropriate past times. Building forest forts. Pissing off bees. Chasing fireflies. Mad dashes through puddles in our Radio Flyer. But one of my very favorites was snow angels. I’d lay on my back and stare up at the […]

Dog Stories Part 4: Rocky’s Hot Dog

This is the story of the best day of Rocky’s life. When I adopted Rocky, I knew that I was adopting a special needs dog. He had diabetes and had spent five months recovering at Bradshaw Animal Shelter after being abandoned and nearly dying. When I read his story, I knew I wanted to bring […]

Fuck You, Diabetes

Robot Butt recently published a piece of mine, Fuck You, Diabetes (An Un-Love Letter), and they are having a little contest to see which of their April published pieces can get the most traffic. Please help me out by clicking here to read my un-love letter to Diabetes. The contest goes through April 30. I […]

Dog Stories Part 1

I adopted “Unnamed” June 17th, 2015. My dog Rocky has just passed away from an aggressive form of cancer and I was absolutely heartbroken.  “Unnamed” was on a raised bed in a habitat with big, sad brown puppy eyes as I walked by, her little chin resting on her paws. She tracked me with those […]