Writing the victim

I'm battling with my story characters. They have spent a long time not dealing with things, and as such have made themselves victims. The family is destroyed, the relationships between members are severed, and at least one child is severely harmed, and all because the family jointly determined they were victims and pulled the horribleness…

Humidity

Ah, you've gotta love the Maritimes when they decide to get hot. On the one hand, my hair looks fabulous. Curly hair + product + humidity = delectable curls. On the other, I want to cut it all off and let the air cross my fevered skull. I pin it up maliciously and tear it…

Sharing a space

I've recently invited my long term male friend to come and live with me. He works, while I live the gentler life of a disabled person, with the needs for sleep and aggressive self-care that involves. Unlike my former husband, who made every departure an event that left me wide awake in the dawn, my…