An Ode to Joy

When coming up with things to write about for this lovely thing I call Fishrocks, I decided that I would write about the things that interest me, and if anyone was crazy enough to read them, great!  If it became just a way to sort out the voices in my head, a sort of external…Read more An Ode to Joy

The Top 5 Things Cancer Has Made Me Appreciate (you’re not gonna believe #5)

Is that a click bait headline or what??  I feel like I'm working for Deadspin. All I need is a few unsourced accusations alleging misconduct by our current president and any old "where are they now" type of stories.  Oh, and some pictures of ANY Kardashian. But, considering this is my blog, none of that…Read more The Top 5 Things Cancer Has Made Me Appreciate (you’re not gonna believe #5)

Someone, Somewhere

Someone, somewhere, is getting up this morning, going to a hospital, getting hooked up to an I.V. which will deliver toxic chemicals into their bloodstream, all to fight a disease that is trying to kill them.  Someone, somewhere, is getting up this morning, going to the medicine cabinet, opening a bottle of pills that will…Read more Someone, Somewhere

No Mas

I have always considered myself a child of the 70's. Even though I was born in 1962, and my first 7 years on this planet were actually in the decade of free love and hippies and anti-war demonstrations, I grew up in the 70's. My last few years of elementary school, junior high, and my…Read more No Mas