Category Archives: Life

We Wore Cargo Shorts

Before you read this, you should go read my Guest Post on Renata’s blog, Buffalo Sauce Everywhere, from last Wednesday. It’s called, Hanging Up Memories, and is about the nostalgic memories that came rushing back when I cleaned out my … Continue reading

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Twice A Dream

I had a dream the other night that I remember having a few years ago. Shot for shot, it was pretty much the same thing. Try and follow along. This is how it went. I am at a mall by … Continue reading

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What Comes After

The world seems to change every ten years, or so, doesn’t it? There is either a big incident that we forever attach a date to, or it’s just the accumulation of small things that eventually add up to a different … Continue reading

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You’re 30 Now

This is more of a rhetorical question, but at what point will it sink in that my age now begins with a three? It has been a few weeks since I turned 30 and I am still in disbelief that … Continue reading

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Kick Back, Relax

Whenever I try and take slow, deep breaths to relax, I feel like I’m giving myself an internal service error. At which point, I put my breathing back on auto-breathe and act like I didn’t try to manually control it. … Continue reading

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Are You Messy?

One of the worst things about high school was the mess left on the tables in the cafeteria by students who were “too cool” to throw out their garbage. It is something I still can’t comprehend. How do you just … Continue reading

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Jeans Are Uncomfortable

As a lifelong member of the “Jeans Are Awful” club, I couldn’t help but notice on social media the other day that Gen Z was cancelling skinny jeans. What a classic 2021 headline. Take a generation, add the word “cancelling”, … Continue reading

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How Do You Art?

I can’t draw. The pencil touches the paper and it’s all downhill from there. What’s the trick? What’s the secret? Why aren’t my sausage people acceptable? So what if all of my four-legged animal drawings look the same? This post … Continue reading

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Two Zero Two One

Is it too late to write a year-end/start-of-year post? If it is, just let me know and I will stopping typing and go look in the fridge for the eighth time in the last hour, just to see if anything … Continue reading

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What Are Words?

My Senior Kindergarten teacher was universally loved by everyone at my elementary school. No matter what grade you were in, you could walk by the fenced off area for kindergarteners and wave, or say hello, and she’d return the gesture. … Continue reading

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