Category Archives: Regrets

The St. Louis Cousins’ last ride

It was always an exciting time for my sisters and me when our St. Louis Cousins came to visit. For though we were the country mice to their city mice, they were savage in a way we admired but could … Continue reading

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Flight of the grudge mule

Our mother had purchased the mule as a sort of fuck-you to our father. She and our next-door neighbor, Cindy, liked to go to the sale barn every Monday night to get away from kids and husbands for a few … Continue reading

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Some people are bad

I posted this last summer, but then took it back down after a few hours. I was afraid it would be taken the wrong way. My intent in sharing this story is not to malign anyone’s reputation but to emphasize … Continue reading

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A conversation with my sister

“Well, I’m glad to see he’s out of prison already.” “He was in prison?” “Yeah.” “What for? Meth?” “No.” “Child abuse?” “No.” “Child molestation?” “No.” “Then what?” “He set a latrine on fire on federal property.” “Oh.”

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Repeat business

Today I met my attorney for lunch so I could pay him the rest of what I owed him for making me a free woman. “Oh, shoot, I forgot to bring you your gift certificate,” he said as I handed … Continue reading

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Boyfriend says

“You. You! I have a bone to pick with you. Last night there was some noise in another part of the house. You got up to check it out. That was very manly of you. I appreciate that. But then you … Continue reading

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The end is nigh

This did not originate in Doniphan, but it might as well have.

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