Cathartic Ink

putting my own spin on things

Posts Categorized / Sadnessess


Just before 9am on August 21, 2007, my husband’s beloved grandmother passed on. A heart attack on Monday morning caught us all by surprise as her health was very good. We are devastated, she was very very dear to all of us. I’m sure I’ll have more to say about her later, when the hurt read more


Hold Tight to the Happy.

What a time to be without my knitting. I probably shouldn’t be blogging right now, but I cannot sleep because my brain is far too full. Today has not been like I ever imagined that it would be. I’m going to be cryptic for now, because my heart needs a little shelter. Something to fill read more


Fond Farewell

I may not have been an English major like both of my sisters, but I have held for many years a deep love of the works of Vonnegut. As such, I was greatly saddened to hear of his death, although we can all only hope to live such a long, full life as he had. read more

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Shot a Man in Reno, Just to Watch Him Die.

Here’s a little tip to anyone who might need to stay in Reno. There’s a pretty nice Holiday Inn, not that expensive there. They have fancy cable and free internet. Plus, they were the only place we could find with a room at 10:30 last night when we realized that due to snow [and a read more

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