I have to walk away from making breakfast. I leave the burner on, the egg in the pan, and I leave the kitchen.

I am suddenly very aware of all the commitments, large and small, I have made to myself, to family, to friends for the next month … and how deeply afraid I am of disappointing anyone. My body tingles with the now-familiar electricity of anxiety as I walk up the stairs.Read More »


Tooth Food, TM

“Doctor, this is Eve Johnson. Ms. Johnson, this is our esteemed Dr. Angela Vitek.”

“Nice to meet you, Dr. Vitek.”

“The pleasure is all mine, Ms. Johnson. Thank you, Jessica. I can take it from here. Why don’t you take your lunch break and then prep for this afternoon’s root canal.”

“Yes, doctor. Until next time, Ms. Johnson.”

“Now then, Ms. Johnson, I understand it has been a while since your last dental visit?”Read More »

BHE: 2017 Wrap-up

11328921715_f0ec00bec9_zSo Best Halloween Ever is over for 2017. If you’re curious about our final thoughts, read below. Otherwise, we’ll see you back here on Oct 1, 2018 for the next round. Now, my brain is officially turning to turkey and stuffing!

Mikey: Well, it looks like we have now watched 31 horror movies. Actually 29 horror movies, one comedy (Netherbeast Incorporated), and one thriller (Stonehearst Asylum), by my subjective calculations. We have each awarded six five-star ratings (counting 5+ as a 5). So I guess the obvious first question is: What was the best movie of them all?Read More »