Author Archives: Dawn Napier

A Party For the Rest of Us

Election Day is coming ever closer—rather like a distant, staggering figure that nevertheless will have you cornered and surrounded in minutes—and frankly it can’t come soon enough. The constant name-calling and mud-slinging is enough to put a zombie off her … Continue reading

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Kids on a Rope

Breathers can be a judgmental lot. Personally, I don’t get it. Take it from someone with personal experience; we all look the same when the worms are having Thanksgiving. And I realize the irony of my making a judgment call … Continue reading

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Being Dead Shouldn’t Have to Be a Drag

As summer draws to a close, I’ve been thinking about what we can do as one big good-bye party. As I’ve mentioned before, I’m not a fan of big vacation trips: too much stress, too much work, too many strangers … Continue reading

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Happy Deathday, Son

My youngest had his deathday party last week. For you breathers out there, a deathday is just like a birthday, only instead of celebrating the anniversary of one’s birth, we celebrate—well, you get the idea. But a good deathday celebration … Continue reading

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Chihuahuas – The Go-Anywhere Snack

We’re not speaking to the neighbors again.  On one severed hand it’s been quiet, but on the other it’s that spooky sort of quiet that usually means something nasty is about to jump out at you. Usually that something is … Continue reading

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