Doofenshmirtz and I were reminiscing about the time I sent her to summer camp at the Flying G Ranch (local Christian camp) for horse riding lessons. She was 7. During a group meeting, one of the counselors took it upon himself to inform the kids that Santa Clause wasn’t real. (Yes, Virginia, there ARE assholes!) But this guy took a different tack than simply saying, … Continue reading Camp Anawanna Know The Truth
Just dropped my cell phone in guacamole. Didn’t notice until I answered a call. There’s gotta be an appropriate hashtag for that… Continue reading Accidentally Human Part VIII
So I connected my iPad to a Bose speaker via Bluetooth (I’m tech savvy like that), and put it in the bathroom so I could jam out while I showered. Maiden voyage: I chose the playlist “Purchased Songs” (which is pretty massive), and clicked “shuffle” (yes, I realized the risk, but I felt the Gods of Shuffle would be ever in my favor). I tapped … Continue reading How Long?
Right hand. Middle finger. Top joint. The side next to the pointer. There is a callous. I bet that if you are between the ages of 45 and death, you have a similar callous. Unless you are a lefty, so it’s on your left middle finger. Or if you were one of those weirdo kids who held their pens funny. I made fun of you … Continue reading Nature’s Bubble Wrap
The view from my window is different. I’m typically not a fan of change. So I did not change rooms with an open mind. But as I stretch out across the bed, in the tiny room, with the air conditioner cooling my feet, I stare out into the space between the buildings. In the morning, water drips in front of the window from an unknown … Continue reading Fireflies and other distractions
Whatever happened to socks with little balls at the heel? That was a great invention! Continue reading No balls
Funny thing about being a grown up… we don’t always realize our fears. When we are children, we are clear about what frightens us. The dark. What is IN the dark. What is under the bed in the dark. The rational and irrational. I had a conversation with a friend recently about how fears (and other stuff) may just be built-in. Imprinted on our DNA … Continue reading Room With a View