Category Archives: Life
Just Around the Corner
The fortune cookie, received on Friday the 13th, said: “Romance is just around the corner.” I like to read significance into just about everything and anything that happens. Let’s just call that a “coping mechanism”. Note: not necessarily a very … Continue reading
There’s an idea in this world that “people get what they deserve”. Usually that’s in the context of someone being a jerk, and someone else will say “what goes around, comes around”, expecting karma to come and kick them in … Continue reading
Control, Thy Name is Lack Of
Some might say I’m “type A”. Some might say I have opinions. Some might say that I am a “control freak”. I like to think it’s not quite that bad. I think most people like to have at least a … Continue reading
Coincidence, or Cosmic Mischief?
I like to think I’m a rational person, believing in science, and the common theories about how this world came about. (Random chance, near as I understand.) Let me tell you a story. There is a woman, we used to … Continue reading
Message in a Bottle
No, I’m not referring to that hit song by the Police. Though that might be a good tie-in. If I had a bottle, and a matching cork, and lived near the sea. And had some paper. Oh, and a pencil. … Continue reading
When You Find Yourself in Times of Trouble
We ran into a bit of a “family emergency” this week and one of us was admitted to the hospital, and is still there. It’s somewhat open-ended. That, of course, has been more than a little stressful all around. As … Continue reading
There’s a school of thought that talking, being open, sharing one’s thoughts, is a good thing. Conversation can be fun, enlightening, energizing, and invigorating. A long time ago I wrote down Shared pain is lessened, shared joy is increased. What … Continue reading
Valentine’s Day – A Nice Day In Theory, But …
I was all set to write a special post just for today – Valentine’s Day – and then I got some Chinese (-like) food to-go. With a fortune cookie. Which said: Walk carefully in the beginning of love. Or, in … Continue reading
Write for Your Audience. I do.
Under my more common name, I post to the twitters from time to time. No, I am not a well-known, notorious politician. I tweet various different things. Sometimes I’ll re-tweet an interesting article, or a tweet by someone else. Or … Continue reading
Anyone Ever Tell You You Look Like?
It’s happened to most of us. Someone says “hey, anyone ever told you you look like random famous person?”. Or their friend, Dave? Sometimes the resemblance is superficial, or imagined. Or not there at all. How many different haircuts are … Continue reading