Days Eight and Nine – Death of an adverb and a changing point of view

Disclaimer: I’m sick. Coughing up yuck, achy, but still having to go to work sick since Friday is my last day before 2 weeks of vacation (yes, I typed that correctly.) It seems like the only energy I have is to move my fingers on the keyboard…so as not to get to behind in my… Continue reading Days Eight and Nine – Death of an adverb and a changing point of view

Being Green, Unsubscribing, and an ode to my fellow Gauchos

Dear Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, The year Bill Clinton first ran for President, I was 16. Well in reality, he likely started campaigning when I was 15.  I was enamored. I still am.  When I turned 18, I registered as a Democrat and proudly voted him back into office when I was 20.  If he… Continue reading Being Green, Unsubscribing, and an ode to my fellow Gauchos

C’mon – that’s not how today was supposed to go…

Today was the last day of my Spring Break.  I’ve been very much looking forward to this portion of my previously scheduled vacation as it involved 8 whole hours to myself.  I had big plans – to do absolutely NOTHING.  In my house. In the quiet.  And if any of you have been paying attention,… Continue reading C’mon – that’s not how today was supposed to go…

30 Days of Thanks – 2013 – Day 7

Today I am thankful for good Samaritans. Like the one who left a note on my car windshield today, after they witnessed my car get hit while it was parked in a huge lot with wide spaces.  I realize this could very quickly turn into a rant, because quite honestly, anyone who hits a parked… Continue reading 30 Days of Thanks – 2013 – Day 7

I read the news today…

And for the last few days. Oh boy… I’d taken a sabbatical from reading the local news as of late…any news really.  I had realized most of it was sensationalized, sometimes approaching fiction and I wasn’t getting anything out of reading it but food for my anxiety. Eliminating news from my daily diet was actually pretty blissful.… Continue reading I read the news today…

Friday Night’s Alright for Writing (#16) School’s Out

No more pencils No more books No more teacher’s dirty looks –Alice Cooper Ok, so I’m definitely not a huge Alice Cooper fan, but 1) this song was in my head today as I left work on the last day before my summer vacation (not to be confused with “my summer off” – details later)… Continue reading Friday Night’s Alright for Writing (#16) School’s Out