Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That

Alternate title: Thoughts That Run Through Your Head During Bronchitis-induced Night Sweats I get Bronchitis twice a year (at least) like clockwork. Usually in the fall – Bronchtober – and again in the spring because I live in Kentucky, specifically the Ohio River Valley where the pollen blankets the ground like fresh-fallen snow and itContinue reading “Ain’t Nobody Got Time For That”

Bless you, Peppers

If my family, job, (the majority of) my friends, Havana Rumba and the Kentucky Derby weren’t here, you’d totally find me living at the beach. Or as close to it as physically possible. On account of I can breathe there. Growing up in the Ohio Valley, AKA Breeding Ground For All The Allergens In TheContinue reading “Bless you, Peppers”

Bring in da noise

I used to sleep in a cave. Well, not really. Just felt like one. It had to be completely dark and cold and quiet. I don’t really know when it stopped working for me. Maybe college? Senior year of college, I had an in-window air conditioning unit that made a lot of noise. I hadContinue reading “Bring in da noise”

Diary of a hypochondriac, day 9609

Note: The approximate day is legit. I calculated. The times probably aren’t. I’m writing this at the end of the day and trying to remember exactly when all this happened. Also. Some of this may be exaggerated. But most is not. Told you, HYPOCHONDRIAC. 6:50 a.m. – Wake up for about the third time allContinue reading “Diary of a hypochondriac, day 9609”

It’s a dirty job, but…

Somebody’s gotta report on the people that have dirty jobs. My latest assignment for the paper has me following around people who have the dirtiest jobs in the county. It’s gonna be a series, written in first person, after I follow around some people who have to do some messy stuff. This morning, it wasContinue reading “It’s a dirty job, but…”