Custody Battle (Items 964-998)

My mother left today; all-in-all it was a successful holiday. We have a tough time together but I have learned to cope with humor. Margaret Cho made a whole career out of talking about her dysfunctional relationship with her mom. I’m going to need some distance before I can start seeing this Christmas as funny, […]

Project 3650: Items 872-903

It’s two days before Christmas and my mother-in-law is seriously disturbed by the fact that the boys run around inside with bare feet. They have socks and slippers galore, they just don’t wear them because THEY AREN’T COLD! But Anita is having a major panic attack over it and has been hounding me to take […]