Author: kactus

This Groundhog’s Day

I’ve been keeping to myself in a very unhealthy, bitter way lately. I’m battling a major depression and I think starting to pull out of it, but that’s not what I want to talk about. I’m a person who needs…

Dear Elaine

Please folks, I know this is a loaded issue, but please no more comments suggesting Elaine cause harm to herself. And if you do go to her site, please be respectful. I don’t want to have to put all comments…

Wow, look at you

First off, thanks to everybody for their concern about my Wayward Eldest Daughter issue. I kind of feel bad about plastering her mug all over internet, but she and the Skeptical Youngest are rather used to it by now. Kat…

2008

This year I’ll celebrate 3 years of blogging. I ended 2007 laughing my ass off with Ashanti, both of us playing World of Warcraft and chasing some guy making choo choo train noises at him til he ran away. I…

A Katy Jones link round-up

Let’s start off with Kay at The Gimp Parade: Katie Jones is a second-grader in Lake County, Illinois, who has severe cerebral palsy and whose parents have sent her to school with a DNR order (Do Not Resuscitate) prominently attached…

AFK

I got World of Warcraft for Christmas. If you don’t see much of me for a while, that’s why.

The best present ever

This news that made me happy. Another story that has been posted all over, so here are the links you should check out for the best coverage: Nezua Lakota Secede from United States of America I GUESS THIS MEANS the…

To all my sisters on welfare*

*Edited to add this observation from Shannon: A long time ago, a rabbi said that those who are last will be first. I think he meant those who are last in your hearts will be first in heaven. The single…

In the interests of full disclosure

Apparently there was a bit of controversy–well ok, it was just one guy being a jerk–over my joy at getting some psych meds, as chronicled in this post. So, for the interests of full disclosure, I thought I’d let you…