Well that didn’t turn out as planned…

Just about this time last year I had a great idea for a series of blog posts. I had been all single girl, girl power, makingitonmyownjustfinethankyouverymuch for quite a while, and the question on the tip of everyone’s tongue was, annoyingly enough, “So, are you dating?” So I thought to myself, I shall sign up […]

Out with the Old

In an attempt to make the most of my extra hour today I did some purging around the house. (To be totally honest I slept through the extra hour…and maybe a couple of other hours…but THEN I wanted to be productive.) I started out innocently putting the Halloween decorations away.  Then I saw the extra trick […]

What’s Next?

You may find yourself living in a shotgun shack And you may find yourself in another part of the world And you may find yourself behind the wheel of a large automobile You may find yourself in a beautiful house, with a beautiful wife You may ask yourself, “Well, how did I get here?” And […]

Has Anyone Seen My Crystal Ball?

I had an job interview last Friday (yay!) About 95% of it went great – exactly the kind of conversation that rises above the rigid Question and Answer format that makes me cringe as I pretend to have fascinating things to say about “a time when I faced a challenge and overcame it.”  I mean, […]

New Territory

The days are long, but the years are short. – Gretchen Rubin Yesterday I took Sprout to the Rite Aid to get stuff to build acrylic nails. Not because she wanted long nails, but because she had cracked a nail on her “fret hand” and was worried about her ability to play guitar in her […]

Sick Days and the Return of Normal

Tater is home sick today.  His eyes hurt. (How awesome is that picture??) I am unclear on whether this is the precursor to actual sickness, or some sort of headache, or code for “I need a mental health day.” Regardless, he is home. Watching Phineas & Ferb (which is apparently more soothing to the eyes […]

Free Agent

The vocabulary for work status in the business world isn’t working for me these days. If I was in sports, I would be on the verge of becoming a free agent.  That sounds pretty cool. If I was in the entertainment industry, I could say that my option hadn’t been picked up. Or the season […]