Cathartic Ink

putting my own spin on things

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Red is the Color of Desire

So says Lola anyway. [Kinky Boots is a movie that never fails to make me smile, Chiwetel Ejiofer makes a wonderful drag queen turned boot designer.] And red is the color of our happy new car: A new car was a necessity, as the old one was on it’s last legs. A ’98 Ford Taurus read more


Safe Haven for Wandering Pets?

TheBoy and I currently have no pets. Fish! went to the big fishbowl in the sky last August at the ripe old age of 2.5. We really want a dog but alas, they’re not allowed where we currently live. We could have a cat, but while we like cats, we’re not so sure we want read more


Pet Peeves.

My family had strict traditions about holiday decorations when I was growing up. The Christmas tree [and other decorations] were on display from the Sunday before Christmas through New Year’s Day. No more, no less. The best years were when Christmas was on a Sunday because then you got a full week of the tree read more



Uffda! What a long month it has been. How does it go so quickly? I’m back in classes for this term, and that’s kicking my butt a little bit. We’re also at Nanie’s one day every week trying to get things all squared away for a. the estate sale and b. the house sale. It’s read more


New Theme.

With a little help from TheBoy, and a whole lot of tweaking of an existing theme, Cathartic Ink has a brand new look. If you’re viewing through an RSS feed, you might want to click over and check it out. Thanks!