life musings relationships 

Frankenstein’s Monster: Change is Good

Last fall, Post released the retro 1980’s boxes of Count Chocula, Boo Berry and Franken Berry cereals. I immediately recycled the memory of how the boxes looked, the joy I felt when I opened the bag and poured it into my cereal bowl and of course, that first mouth-watering bite.    Pure bliss.   A friend of mine bought me a box of Boo Berry after hearing me talk about it; it wasn’t the vintage box, but I got excited all the same. I couldn’t wait for the next morning to tear…

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Valentine's Day Laura Bock writer musings on the fly relationships 

Love and Valentine’s Day

This has not started out as being the best Valentine’s Day I’ve ever had – it’s also not the worst – so I am thankful for that. I did, however, break out in tears on my way into work today; sadly I cannot blame it on PMS, but I can blame it on stress. Buried deep underneath all of my badass and hard shell casing, there is a hopeless romantic slowly suffocating from lack of sensual human contact. Sure, I have sex, at least on an irregular basis, but sex…

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life relationships 

Cynical Love and The Single Independent Woman

“Loneliness adds beauty to life. It puts a special burn on sunsets and makes night air smell better.” –Henry Rollins   As I sat at dinner with a few old friends from my school days long gone by, I suddenly felt out-of-place; I hadn’t felt discomfort like this in a while. My discomfort stemmed from that fact that I couldn’t relate the same way to life and love as they did; I decided to keep quiet, observe and take the entire situation into my mind to slowly digest it. There…

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