Author Archives: Laurustina

The Dog Bob’s No Good Very Bad Day

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The news from Bob's vet is bad. It reminds me of that scene in St. Elmo's fire where Mare Winningham takes Rob Lowe to her parent's house for dinner and her mother whispers the words she finds too terrible to … Continue reading

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Heritage Oak Winery Stress Therapy

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Especially in light of the anxiety I mentioned yesterday, I'm the kind of person who finds it hard to relax. So when I do, outside of my normal routine (on the couch with Bob, Ollie and a glass of something … Continue reading

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My Grief Should Be Treated for Anxiety

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I’ve been trying for weeks to string a few sentences together, but I can’t. The focus isn’t there. The words are a jumble in my head, and then on the page and erased moments later. Yet again, I'm trying to write about … Continue reading

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Patterson’s Wager; The Indie Flick You Sadly Missed

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Ages ago, I asked Susanne The Scot's husband if he thought that she believed in the Loch Ness Monster.  "Deep down she's a romantic, so yes, I expect she does," he answered. This conversation came back to me after seeing Patterson's Wager … Continue reading

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Fred Ewanuick; The Geekishcast Interview

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The one in which J and I chat up the amiable Fred Ewanuick. A seriously lovely fellow.  

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