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The Importance of Eyebrows

The Importance of Eyebrows

“I can’t open the door.” I whispered to Mia, my teenage daughter. “It’s just too embarrassing.” “What’s wrong?” Concern etched Mia’s voice when she called back from the other side…Read more
“Is Daddy Going To Die?”

“Is Daddy Going To Die?”

“I’m dying. I need Di-gel, Maalox, Imodium, get me something.” My husband, Henry, cried from behind the bathroom door. I scurried from the kitchen to the bathroom and back again,…Read more
He’s Working Late Again? Really?

He’s Working Late Again? Really?

“I should have cut it off years ago,” Vicki muttered, seething, as we crawled by Wendy’s house for the fifth time. Wendy being the latest woman Vicki thought her husband…Read more
They Say Spanxs Make You Sexy…

They Say Spanxs Make You Sexy…

I felt his hand slide across my butt, then a quick pat. “If we don’t get going, we’re going to miss the entire party,” Henry said as he planted a quick kiss on my shoulder, flipped off the covers and leaped out of bed.

A whoosh of cold air hit my fat exposed body. Yikes. Grabbing the covers, I yanked them up and hid. Six months in to the marriage and he’d never seen me naked.

Today wasn’t going to be that sad “Naked Revelation” day. Not if I could help it.
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The Night of the Boiled Okra Horror

The Night of the Boiled Okra Horror

Growing up, I avoided inviting friends home for dinner. Too embarrassing. But, that did not stop my mother. She would push, “Honey, why don’t you have your little friend join us for dinner?” She’d say it in front of them. And I’d die… because I knew how dinner would go. Because it always went the same. She’d serve steak, baked potatoes and a vegetable. And, the conversation… no matter how it went, it always bit me in the ass. … Read more