Author Archives: ermodi

About ermodi

i like champagne and nachos. i watch people’s mouths move when they talk to me and judge if they are a good kisser i like to write with fine-tip Sharpies because i think it makes me look confident i bite my nails i think doing the dishes is a very lonely chore i think “autumn” is the prettiest word in the English language. i believe in love – or, at least something that resembles love, but i don’t trust this idea of forever.

The “Good” in Goodbye.

Part of my job is to help people say their best goodbyes to their best friends. Saying goodbye is never easy and is oftentimes painful. In my role as a veterinarian, I assuage guilt by discussing the timing of the … Continue reading

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Take Your Mark, Get Set, Annnnnd Panic

You guys. I’m dating a runner. Like, a real one. Now, this has never been a goal of mine. Just last Christmas, I was out for a hike with St Molly and we were talking about how we felt blessed … Continue reading

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The Road Trip Test

This weekend, 007-b and I took our first ever Road Trip to a quaint mountain town in {REDACTED}. The town was friendly, welcoming, the air was thin and clear and the water tasty from the tap. It was the perfect … Continue reading

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The Haunting

Here’s a fact about me: I hate ghost stories. I hate being scared. I don’t like horror movies and you’ll never find me playing with a Ouija board in a cemetery at night. To be blunt: I’m not the biggest … Continue reading

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Sweet But A Psycho

Although one of my grandest of all pet peeves is hearing about “crazy girls,” I gotta admit, this catchy tune gets into your head and stays there.

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Thoughts From The Bottom of My (Anatomically Correct, Of Course) Heart

I reached down to the depths of my right ventricle to find the words for this post. Instead of the flippant, witty, one-sided banter you typically find in my electronic soliloquies, today’s post is going to a level of introspection … Continue reading

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Commitment Chicken, Served Cold with a Side of Fries

I’ve been dating 007-b for a few weeks (6? 7? Something like that?) and things are going well (although now that I said that, I expect my next post to be about how to write a blog post that gets … Continue reading

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Cat LadY-2K

Dear Readers, I’m back. It’s been years (well, like one and a half of them). My last posts were written during my final year of vet school. Tada! And now here I am, a real live vet! Somehow I made … Continue reading

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Not A Creature is Stirring, Not Even a….DRAT!

“Look, there’s literally a trillion things I’m NOT allergic to, and like ONE thing I am and now you’re telling me that one thing is running around your house?” “Possibly.” “Yeah, I’m literally going to die this Christmas…” “No way … Continue reading

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All Creatures Great and Tolerant

“So, what would you use to sedate a horse for a dental?” My first thought was Butorphanol and Xylazine, but I didn’t want to go for the obvious answer. It couldn’t be that easy. IT FELT LIKE A TRAP! So, I … Continue reading

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