Boo on being sick…

Hello, internet friends. In case you haven’t noticed, I’ve been a bad blogger as of late. Turns out the first little bit of 2020 has been a bit intense for me. I’ve been trying to balance my job (which has me on the road a lot lately), a volunteer job (which is important but stressful), … Continue reading Boo on being sick…

on restlessness

Why is it that the words that we use to describe restlessness have their origins in boats? unanchored adrift unmoored Maybe it’s because restlessness marks the start of change and the beginning of a journey. After all, you have to pull up the anchor before you can set sail.  Once you're adrift, you only have … Continue reading on restlessness

Monday grogginess

Do you ever have a dream in which you decide that the clothes you wore to bed are completely inappropriate for your dream conversation/activity? There have been several nights that I've woken up in different clothes then I went to sleep in or I wake up in the middle of searching for a better top. … Continue reading Monday grogginess

Writer Problems #2 – questions

I ask a lot of questions. Dare I say it?  I may sometimes ask too many questions.  I am most at risk of asking too many questions if: I'm interested in the topic, the person is interesting, we have an excellent banter thing going on (then I might start asking ridiculous questions because I'm enjoying … Continue reading Writer Problems #2 – questions

Thoughts on classic lit: Walden

Reading classic literature can enrich our lives.  But sometimes it's fun to sass it.  After all, life is better with sass. Walden - Summary:   Old hipster takes a sabbatical from modern life and dedicates his time to old-timey blogging of the experience.  Hates most house guests.  Good quotes and perhaps the genesis of the writer's … Continue reading Thoughts on classic lit: Walden

Random Grammar Tip #2

Grammar tips – brought to you by a random non-grammarian. We all struggle with grammar sometimes.  Texting is the most common venue for grammar fuck-ups and the worst is messing up: they're, there, and their.  I know the difference and yet sometimes quick fingers make a fool of me too. But, in case you don't … Continue reading Random Grammar Tip #2