Spending several days in a row with my brother - most often preceded, and then followed by, long droughts without him - is always a little surreal. It's strange, after months of not seeing him or hearing his voice, to remember how much and how little I can know about another person at the same… Continue reading Are we not formed, as notes of music are, for one another, though dissimilar?
I'm having all kinds of it:California withdrawalblog withdrawalhealthy stomach withdrawaland yes, even a little of work withdrawalHere's the deal:I flew from Orlando to Philadelphia on Wednesday of last week. After a ridiculous number of flight delays, I arrived back at my house at nearly 11 p.m. My ride to the airport for my trip to… Continue reading withdrawal
So, I have just spent a whirlwind three days in Orlando, FL, helping to launch the new contract for my company. I sort of like being here in person, meeting the reps that I've spent so much time on the phone with - it's nice to put faces to voices, and to see the end… Continue reading ahh, airport blogging
Donna suggested in an effort to attract positive energy that I do a Friday Goodness. After all, it is Friday - and there ain't nothin' gooder than that! Let's dive in:1. After today, I will be out of the office until Tuesday, July 29th. Woooo!2. This time next week, I expect to be shlepping around… Continue reading Friday Goodness: the slacker "because my girlfriend told me to" edition
My birthday present from Renee, one of my workmates:Yummy (and how).
Today is my birthday. I am 29.That feels weird. I remember being 16 and thinking 20 was so far away. And now I'm only a year off from 30. Still, people treat me like a kid a lot - which I guess is both good and bad, depending on the situation.Anyway, here are some other… Continue reading apparently i look like a monkey. and i smell like one too.
I have never been a big jewelry person. I am fairly disorganized and have trouble keeping track of my head, which is attached - so you can imagine how easy it is for me to lose small sparkly things. And it has never seemed like a good plan to invest in something ornamental that I… Continue reading wishful thinking
I took a vacation day today with the vague plan of taking Jacob to Atsion Lake for swimming and a picnic. Of course now it's raining and not too hot, so that plan is off. Boo. I love going to Atsion - the cedar water reminds me of summer camp, and Jacob likes to play… Continue reading meh.
I feel guilty for neglecting this little space, but have neither the time nor the energy to blog something truly worthwhile. Instead, here's a brief recap of my weekend, and a few things I'm interested in today:Thursday: Fireworks with Jacob, Megan and Reggie, then beers and cheesy horror with Andy at home.Friday: A few hours… Continue reading monday grumps
I used to look like this:I was thin and cute. I felt pretty a lot of the time, despite the fact that I didn't really understand the concept of eyebrow maintenance until I was about 20. Seriously.Lately, I look more like this:I've gained a significant amount of weight over the past ten years. I feel… Continue reading why future fitness will not be getting my money.