30 Oct., 2020

“You say you want more sleeping pills?”                                                          “Yes.” “But the ones I gave you last week are very strong.” “They don’t work any more.”               ~The Bell Jar, Sylvia Plath In The Bell Jar, Esther claims not to have slept for eleven days, which her mother tells her is impossible—she must have napped at someContinue reading “30 Oct., 2020”

20 Oct., 2020

A mystery has been solved. I’ve wondered why I’ve been seeing so many gallons of water labeled “alkaline water” in the water section lately. I frequent the water section, because I buy bottled water (or, that is, I refill bottles I bring from home, from the reverse osmosis machine at Walmart) for one of myContinue reading “20 Oct., 2020”