Not So Loving

It’s been a long, and not so loving Valentine’s Day.  I learned a number of things today. First, honestly isn’t always the best policy. For example, you don’t always need to be honest when people ask how you are.  When the taxi driver asks you how you’re doing, you don’t need to tell him that […]

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Adults with a capital “A”

It’s a cliché, but seriously, youth is so wasted on the young. I can go on endlessly listing all the ways they have it better (maybe in another post), but being sick as a child is underrated.  Being sick gives you unfettered license to be a brat.  The slightest fever a bit of a chill, lets you stay in […]

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A Mug of Needful Things

The problem with shopping at the world’s most super-super store is that you realize just how much stuff is actually out there.  Stuff that you never knew you needed! What was to be just a ten-minute search for a gift for your 5-year-old niece turns into hours and hours of link-clicking (oh, shiny, shiny). And […]

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An Upside-Down Day

Another rainy day spent shuttered away.  The entire day wasted waiting to sign for a delivery that arrived after delivering hours.  It’s amazing how one thing can throw your entire day out of balance, leaving you in a foul mood.  So, what do to?  Well, after wallowing in disgust for a while (a long while), […]

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Always a Reason to Celebrate

You learn something new every day.  I was out shopping today and was perplexed by some of the Valentine’s Day cards and merchandise displayed. Apparently, there’s a Galentine’s Day– yeah, it’s really a thing now instead of just being an episode of Parks and Recreation.  February 13 is Galentine’s Day, an unofficial (but greeting card […]

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