It’s past midnight on a now-Thursday morning. I’m trying to get over whatever cold-flu-virus thing decided to invade my body last week. My mind won’t shut up and I’m wide awake. Which kind of stinks since I know that I’ll have to be up in about six hours to get ready for work. But I… Continue reading The blank spaces
Dear Assholes: Stop blowing shit up. Stop firing missiles because you can. Stop trying to intimidate and control people through fear. Stop being assholes. Enough already. Don’t you remember being a kid and not getting anything when you threw a temper tantrum? Same basic theory applies here. You’re not going to win by being… Continue reading Stop it.
Ah Hawaii … full of warm sand, gentle breezes flowing through towering, swaying palm trees, and the Pacific Ocean stretched out as far as the eye can see in glorious hues of blues and turquoises. See? Doesn’t it seem like a good idea? Hawaii holds a special place for us. Husband was born there, has… Continue reading Hawaii: It seemed like a good idea
Visiting London has been at the top of my list for many years. I’m not even sure what the main appeal is, other than the fact that it’s always seemed to be so trendy and a bit on the quirky side. I may not be trendy (have you seen my wardrobe?), but I’ll admit to… Continue reading London, England
The first memory I have of voting was back in 1984. I was in first grade at Pine Hill Elementary School. The principal decided to hold a mock election. We wrote our choice on a slip of paper and dropped it into a shoebox by the end of lunch time on Election Day. Since the… Continue reading Vote.
It has been almost 16 years since Husband and I found ourselves at the first fork in married life. We were newlyweds, hoping desperately to find employment that didn’t require two jobs, temp jobs, or resorting to favors from friends or family. As we were discussing about our relatively bleak options, Husband asked me what… Continue reading Looking in.
Most of us grow up and have a best friend in elementary school. Sometimes that friendship carries you through junior high and maybe, if you’re lucky, into high school. When you get into college, it becomes a whole different ball game. Maybe you’ve been lucky enough to stay in touch with your friends from your… Continue reading To surprises and friends