A small white feather floated just above my head. Suspended by some unseen force, it twisted back and forth in the light pouring through the window. I was transfixed by its beautiful dance. I had just taken off my down-filled parka before joining a friend for breakfast. The feather must have escaped the lining of my coat and was now slowly headed toward the bright … Continue reading Forrest Gulp
Ode to February weather: The sky is grey. The air is cold. This blows. Wine. Continue reading Ode To February Weather
Dear Meteorologist, Quit telling me it’s raining or cloudy or windy or cold. I only have to step outside to figure that out. Know what would be super duper helpful? Tell me whether it’s a wine or tequila day, and then give me an idea of how much to keep on-hand. Sincerely, Disappointed in Waxahachie p.s. “meteorologist” is a stupid word. And your tie is … Continue reading Fog Off!
Just discovered that: The Mercury spacecraft made the first successful American-manned flight equipped with heat-resistant windows manufactured by Corning. Corning would go on to create the window glass for every manned American spacecraft – from Gemini and Apollo flights to the Space Shuttle – and would continue to produce glass for numerous applications within the space industry. I’m so excited, I’m going to go make … Continue reading Cooking Space
It’s a good day for a mid-life crisis. And a Margarita. Continue reading Changes In Latitude
Today I wished for a younger face. Just found a huge zit. I should have been more specific. Continue reading The Rules of Wishful Thinking
I was curled up in bed, enjoying a lazy vacation morning, when the door burst open and a cute boy and his dog jumped onto the bed in excitement. He continued (the boy, not the dog) jumping up and down exclaiming, “Get up! Get out of bed! We have stuff to do!” It turns out he had taken the dog for a walk, and met … Continue reading Love With A Cherry On Top