How I Feel Taking Down the Christmas Lights in February

Christmas ended forty-two days ago, and I am finally taking down the outdoor Christmas lights. I feel lazy, lumpy. Sheepish. I feel watched, as though the neighbors are looking out the window and flagging to one another that the intervention is off. 7806 is finally cleaning up their act. I climb up the ladder and … More How I Feel Taking Down the Christmas Lights in February

Extroverted Exoskeleton

This weekend we had people over, and because I am an extreme introvert, I hyped myself up warming up in b-ball shorts and a hoodie, wearing my Beats headphones shadow boxing to Barbra Steisand singing People from Funny Girl. I am a human Transformer. I can switch my insides outside and become Extroverted Exoskeleton.  If … More Extroverted Exoskeleton