Author Archives: TheSmirkingCat

About TheSmirkingCat

I am endlessly trying to make sense of a world that has completely and unapologetically lost its mind.

Remember

Three hours into the 9/11 memorial service in New York, they are still reading the names of the nearly 3,000 people who died on September 11, 2001.  I watched the first 30 or 40 minutes at work, then kept it … Continue reading

Posted in 9/11, America, change, fear, Patriot Day, sad | 2 Comments

Letting Go

All too soon, the kids headed back to school today.  A new year, a new round of teachers, an entire school year stretched ahead of them to learn, grow, change. One of the kids is not heading to school today.  … Continue reading

Posted in growing up, kids, parenting, young adults | 1 Comment

Nothing but a Baby Mama

What more could I possibly add to this?  Every word is true.  A woman, an adult, a mother is able to move on after a relationship ends and is able to put the children’s needs first.   Her focus is on … Continue reading

Posted in can't make the bitch be a good parent, child abuse, children deserve better, crazy ex-wife, kids deserve better, kids' rights, miserable bitch, parental alienation, sad | Leave a comment

The Southern Cult

Just for chuckles today: Maybe you have to live around these parts to really understand the humor in this.  All I know is, I laughed so hard when I saw this that I nearly pulled a muscle, because this perfectly … Continue reading

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Game 4

Typically, this time of year, this blog would be dripping with hockey-related posts.  For those poor, sad folks who don’t follow hockey, allow me to explain: it’s play-off season! However, it appears that someone failed to notify the Tampa Bay … Continue reading

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Nothing Left

“Hate, baby, hate When there’s nothing left for you.” ~ INXS, New Sensation My adoration for 80s music aside, I love this lyric.  I’ve always liked that song, but those particular words take on new meaning now, knowing and seeing … Continue reading

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My One

We’ve celebrated several birthdays over the years, and I hope we have a million more together.  Today is Gary’s birthday, and even though he always insists we don’t make a fuss about it, I want him to feel as loved … Continue reading

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