During the insanity of events this week, I found myself reading some comments on a post about Trump’s Russia summit. Someone mentioned “the pee tape”, and there was much discussion about whatever it is that Russia “has” on Donald Trump. I admit I’ve savored this line of thinking, that somewhere there’s a smoking gun, a … Continue reading Complicit
Today I was at an appointment with my psychiatrist, just the usual check in. We talked about the fact that I felt like these times are leaving me no margin, no cushion of calm. By the time I get to work I'm already emotionally fried. We discussed practical strategies and some med adjustments. We scheduled … Continue reading Bitter as an Orange, Post Script
“The Count is neither sad, nor sick, nor merry, nor well, but civil count, civil as an orange..” - William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing When I was growing up the quickest way I could I get my father to shut down was to cry. If we were having a disagreement and tears started, he would … Continue reading Bitter as an orange
I had a good weekend, both productive and entertaining. I got some gardening done, real gardening that involved digging holes and stuff! I got my hair did. We went to a concert with some friends. We spent a day going on blind dates with kittens and met our new babies, a boy and a girl … Continue reading Stillness
I started this blog with a lot of enthusiasm. I was going to write about important topics with verve and flair. I wanted to create something that shows what it means to be a thinking person in today’s world that does not reward thoughtful analysis. And sometimes I wanted to tell silly stories to make … Continue reading Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
Rational people understand that Valentine’s Day is a ridiculous day to go out. I am a rational person who also finds themselves torn about V-Day. It’s silly, and contrived and etc. But, I spent most of my life without a Valentine, and now there’s this guy who is LEGALLY OBLIGATED to be my Valentine and … Continue reading They call it Bella Notte
So last week I went to see Anna Faris at her book signing up in Seattle. I mostly know Anna from her podcast, Unqualified, which I really enjoy. I'm always a little hesitant to go meet people of whom I'm "a fan". I've had a few crappy experiences with that, but on her podcast she's … Continue reading Famous people