Author Archives: Sister Wolf

Four More Years??

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that if Trump is reelected, we will lose our fucking minds. Four more years of this anxiety, fear, disgust, and helpless rage would not be endurable. The daily insults to our intelligence and to … Continue reading

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Good Riddance to Fashion, Plus a Bonus Song

Every day I get a million emails from shopping sites, promoting the newest looks. They want me to know what’s trending. They still challenge me to “up my game.” Who are they kidding? Please. Does anyone want new clothes? I … Continue reading

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Less Than Forty Nollars!

Now that I spend my whole life on the couch watching TV, I’ve developed relationships with a bunch of commercials, some involving ritualized behavior on my part. When the DealDash guy boasts about getting suitcases for less than 40 nollars, … Continue reading

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Karen Sr.

The New York Times wrote about Karen, the derogatory term of the moment, and defined it for us Karens: a pseudonym for a middle-aged busybody with a blond choppy bob who asks to speak to the manager. Now, the moniker … Continue reading

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Love on the Spectrum

Love on the Spectrum is an Australian TV series about single young people on the autistic spectrum, learning to date and looking for love. I don’t know what I expected but I’ve been overwhelmed by how sweet and compassionate it … Continue reading

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At Least We Still Have Words. Sort of.

I just learned a new word that describes my condition: avolition. People with avolition often want to complete certain tasks but lack the ability to initiate behaviours necessary to complete them. Avolition is most commonly seen as a symptom of … Continue reading

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Lawrence of Arabia

After watching a million hours of MSNBC News the other day, I decided to look for something else to watch. Lawrence of Arabia had just begun on Turner Classic Movies and since I’ve never seen it all the way through … Continue reading

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Triage

Having left off with a heartbroken post about Mother’s Day, I am back with more miserable reflections of the state of things, or more specifically the state of me, Sister Wolf. Remember when I fell and broke my pelvis? Well, … Continue reading

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Crazy Mothers Club VIII

The approach of Mothers Day fills me with a constellation of emotions that are tough to untangle. Maybe they can’t be untangled. Being a mother and having a mother seem like conflicting states rather than complementary ones. My mom left … Continue reading

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Coronaland

Sure, this is a challenging time but even though we are alone we are together like never before. I only wish I had children at home so we could spend time doing homework, puzzles and crafts! Since it’s just me … Continue reading

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