Foot, meet mouth

The year 2005 was hard on a basketball-loving Illinois girl living in North Carolina. Especially when red wine and legendary, but retired, UNC head coach Dean Smith entered into the mix. The University of Illinois, under the leadership of Bill Self, was having a spectacular season. The team started March Madness with just one loss … Read More

Hawks and leaches

I was staring at a mannequin dressed in sequins and a large-brimmed hat that was sitting on a bench when I heard the voice of a child behind me. “Hi!” I turned to see a naked toddler with long, flowing blonde hair standing in the dusty driveway. He was holding his penis and staring curiously … Read More