After taking the last few months off to just BE, I've decided to start filling up my non-work time again. Only this go round wont be as a volunteer. I REALLY need to push more money into my retirement fund (luckily I do have one that I was funding quite a bit in the 90s-00s)... Continue Reading →
How to make chore day fun! (Cats help.)
During this recent deep dive into work related tasks with an aggressive deadline, I relied heavily on the old fashioned To Do lists. Mine looked like this 6 of out 7 days a week (I took Sundays off): Lease Other regular work task Lease Other regular work task Lease Household chore etc etc etc It... Continue Reading →
A Spectacularly Explosive Fail
Over the San Diego bay last night, there was a bit of a..shall we say...premature ignition....of Every. Single. Firework set to explode for their 4th of July show. Check out this post on the snafu, complete with a couple of utterly hysterical videos on Grist I do believe this is as close you will ever... Continue Reading →
Dear Generation Z
This? This was not invented by you guys. I know, I know - you don't believe the world EXISTED before you, let alone that anyone living in it (such as your parent's generations) ever did ANYTHING remotely scandalous or fun. Now, the irony of someone like ME telling you this is not lost. I was... Continue Reading →
There are reasons I didn’t study drawing in school
Because, quite frankly, I suck at it: Unfortunately, Alex inherited my lack of talent. What you see up there was our best work on Monday night. Mostly because tracing was allowed for the project. So, he traced and I colored. And that panel was our best work. Because he could trace. And there were no... Continue Reading →
I suppose if you LIKE being depressed…..
I like to be a contrarian sometimes. Sometimes? Oh hush. The following four things receive HIGH HIGH HIGH Critical Acclaim. Oprah's Book Club! Grammys! Oscars! However, I will advise you that unless you WANT to run into the kitchen and swallow a bottle of anti-depressants with that bottle of vodka and slip away into the night...well....then you'd... Continue Reading →
Dear friends whose holiday letter just arrived – adopt me, please!
Have suitcase - will gladly travel! So I received yet another holiday card today with a letter about the past year. Now, I am not trying to make fun of it - really! However - without naming names or ages or anything - here's a quick bullet point list stuff they did: Varsity Crew team... Continue Reading →
I am one Hot Mama!
Last week I was following a video course and testing out some of what the narrator was describing using my G+ account which resulted in my snagging some new people into my Acquaintance circle. Again, just testing something out and the person who's circle I used is someone I know pretty darn well so I... Continue Reading →
You might live with a teenager if…….
You Might Live With A Teenager If.... The doors in your house no longer just close - they SLAM Your sanity and memory are questioned a dozen times a day... ...by the same person who cannot remember to put on shoes before getting in the car to go to school. You... Continue Reading →