Posts tagged with ‘fear’

  • The Time I Accidentally Dealt Meth

    By on April 1, 2015

    I pulled into the driveway, and people crawled out of the half-opened garage like cockroaches. One girl came up...

  • How to Make More Friends and Be Less Anxious About It

    By on January 7, 2015

    I saw her somewhere between the Raman aisle and the frozen foods section. In college, those were the only...

  • Why I Can’t Finish My Book

    By on August 12, 2014

    A few months ago, I finally said it out loud (and online) that I was working on a book....

  • Wanna Come Over and Feed my Dog? He May Eat You.

    By on May 22, 2014

    As the pit bull population rises, more human fatalities ensue. During the last eight-year period (1991-98) that the Centers for Disease...

  • The Scarlet Letters We Wear

    By on February 20, 2014

    “I’m divorced…” The words linger in the air and I feel as if somewhere in the room a record...

  • Snake Oil and Holy Water

    By on February 12, 2014

    A few months ago I had dinner with Ron Jeremy (for those who don’t know, I HIGHLY recommend not...

  • What I learned about trust from my dog

    By on February 11, 2014

    My dog barks at shoe polish. You read that right. He growls and barks and his hair stands up...

  • How to Overcome Negative Thoughts That Keep You Stuck

    By on January 24, 2014

    Driving is the mosh pit of the ghetto. Being strapped in a car on those rickety streets is like...

  • Out of control

    By on November 1, 2013

    I’m the worst flyer in the world. I’m the one on the airplane that you see squeezing the armrests...

  • Unmasked

    By on August 20, 2013

    One of the sweetest parts of marriage is that my husband loves me no matter what. Now I’m not...