I Am Not Here To Make Friends


Ranee (who doesn’t have a pseudonym yet) had twins – with a toddler already knocking around – and after a over a year in the k-hole, she re-emerged into my life … and with a mission. Dude, I used commas, parenthesis, and ellipses in one sentence. That has to be some kind of crime against […]

Hair Envy


My Beautiful Dream Lover spent the weekend with us because Nina and I wanted to climb a mountain before it gets too late and since he just can’t get enough of me dragging him out of bed at 4 in the fucking morning, he came up the night before.

Colorado Pole Championship 2016


It’s those bleary early morning and late night conversations that are rewarding and memorable. When the eyelashes are off and the hair is in a ponytail is when I get to see the complex individual behind the carefully crafted public persona.

Unsolicited Insults (1986-1995)


We had a whopper of a storm yesterday but today was perfect for a hike with Big Blue. I had him on leash when an older man crested the hill ahead of me. I pulled my earbuds out and stopped to be sociable. He was smiling and (seemed) friendly and said, “Nice dog. What’s that […]

Ew! Ew! Ew! (1417-1450)


Every day in Boulder is an opportunity for wonder and surprise. Like this morning, I was walking El Stupido around the Sanitas area when I saw a long, skinny turd. But wait, that isn’t a turd! It’s a dreadlock! That used to be on someone’s head! Seriously, it looked like something that Blue might have […]