Why do you use the name “Munkie?” I have been getting this question a lot lately. Many of my Twitter followers have asked. I could tell you that it’s just me being creative and having an obsession with the animal. “THEY’RE SO CUTE!” … They fling poo. Anyway, I figured I would offer a deeper answer. Because there really is one.
When I was 15, I had my first boyfriend. Exciting, right? Of course. No one ever forgets their first boyfriend/girlfriend. He was a skater, with pants that covered his shoes and wore shirts with band names on them. One sunny day, a day or two after we were “official,” we went for a walk and ended up walking down an alley. We stopped and sat on a stranger’s garage steps. He put his arm around me, it was kind of nice to be held like that.
You remember that much detail from 12 years ago? Yes. This is why: Continue reading »