Everyday. Ten Minutes. No stopping. Unedited. I don’t like poetry, but I do like spacing out lines… I bought a house Because I was suddenly homeless So it seemed like the smart thing to do. It has a great backyard With a broken fence And the cutest rooms With slanted floors And unsafe windows Many… Continue reading I bought a house.
Everyday. Ten Minutes. No stopping. Unedited. [Was going to try for 25 minutes but the attention span is too short]. I call myself a writer, but what am every day that passes that I do not write? Just a thinker. A conspirer. The ideas never go away. They can’t leave because they haven’t been released.… Continue reading Being a Writer
I’ve seen/heard too many people this year saying/writing, “Is Galentine’s Day really a thing?” Yes, Virginia, Galentine’s Day is a thing. It’s just one of the many marvelous things Leslie Knope has given us. It is not a holiday invented by sad girls who don’t have Valentine’s. It’s a day for ladies to celebrate ladies…I mean,… Continue reading Happy Galentine’s Day!
This post was written a year ago and then “saved to drafts” I decided now was a good time to finish it. Some of you might know that I thoroughly enjoyed Taylor Swift’s album Red. I think Taylor riding the line between country and pop was a great place. She had the storytelling aspect of country music… Continue reading Swiftism: The Art of Nothing Being Your Fault
Celebrating each year is really just celebrating that you stayed alive for another year. Is the mere act of staying alive worth celebrating? In the past, I thought no. This year, however, I’m going to argue that, yes, it is worth celebrating another year of “just” staying alive. Recently, a person I knew committed suicide… Continue reading Happy Another-Year-of-Life Day
Four years ago I decided to sign up for every birthday offer I could find. I found some lists online but that wasn’t enough so I started looking up restaurants in the area online and signed up for their “clubs.” When in doubt, google your favorite restaurant and see if they have a deal. Now… Continue reading Eat Your Birthday
Disclaimer: I know having a dog is not the same as having a child. They’re cheaper, you can leave them home for hours unsupervised, you only have to feed them 1-2 times a day, etc. So I chose to post this the week after human Mother’s Day. How Owning a Dog is Practice for Children:… Continue reading How Owning a Dog is Preparing Me for Children