Long Rest

Do you know about spoon theory? Where daily tasks each require a certain number of “spoons” to complete, but you have only so many of said spoons to allocate each day? For gamers, this concept translates fairly well into the principle of spell slots. Well, between the cringe/panic-inducing political climate, unceasing work drama, and various […]

My Gift to You

So, things kind of suck right now. There’s a wee little puppet-man in the White House (emphasis on the “White” nowadays) like he has some kind of right to be there; he’s signing all kinds of papers no one has any business signing; “alternative facts” is now a thing; and there’s been some creepy, insidious censorship […]

…Because Batman

There have been lots of articles popping up about the Safety Pin lately, some positive and some negative. Honestly, I jumped at the chance of declaring myself an ally, a “safe” white person, and the first comments of criticism I read made me kind of sad and upset…Which was problematic. A stranger in a comments […]

Priorities

Okay, so JA is going to get a little political right now because…well, because this is how I’m choosing to deal with my election season anxiety (cute patriotic kitten pictures help, too). Here it is:  Jabberwocky Anonymous stands against Donald Trump; therefore, Jabberwocky Anonymous stands with Hillary Clinton. There, I said it. #ImWithHer. I supported […]

The Day That I Was Alice

This week, my brain is like, “Hey, V.S.! It’s time for some crazy-ass emotional turmoil! Ready or not, here it comes!” I’ve been dealing with some residual effects of long-term emotional abuse, and it’s frakking scary to realize and acknowledge just how much I’m hurting, how vulnerable I am, and how it’s affecting me and my relationships […]

Literary Lovers

As of today, I have been legally married to my spouse-creature for six years. We’ve been together for nine years, and I’ve loved him for ten. We’ve been through a lot of crazy shit, and I have no doubt that there is more on the way because…that’s life? And I’m okay with that because we’ve […]