Today I worked out at one of our branches that happens to be located next to a Whole Foods. When I finished my shift at noon I thought to myself well, I guess I could go to Whole Foods and grab something. I wasn’t fully committed to the idea because I have a weird and … Continue reading Whole Confusion
I was a freshman in high school when Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was entering college. I attended a small private college preparatory high school, co-ed and not a boarding school, but certainly in the same orbit as schools like Georgetown Prep. When I graduated I entered a highly regarded university which though public was … Continue reading More words that will solve nothing but are the truth
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.