the comeback: "valerie is brought to her knees"
temporary thing

thursday throwback (happy thanksgiving)

Once, my wife drove me to the county hospital in the middle of the night. I was so afraid of ending up in J Ward that I did my best to act like I was better.

"[T]he old county hospital had a mental ward that they locked up inmates in. ... The mental ward of the hospital was known as 'J Ward'."