Dry February

Yup, I know…usually people do dry January after indulging on New Year’s Eve. But, you know me, I can’t do anything like a normal person. However, I do have my reasons. And…technically it isn’t really all of February that I will abstain from consuming any alcohol. Having just come back from Mexico and an all… Read More Dry February

Easter Eggs

Yeah, I know the next holiday coming up is Valentines Day, but you know me…gotta operate outside the rails. Besides, this blog isn’t about Easter. For those of you who might not know what literary Easter eggs are, let me share what I found on the internet. Here is my favorite description of a literary… Read More Easter Eggs

Renewed Hope…

On Wednesday the historic event we’ve all been waiting for went on without a hitch. In fact, I believe the inauguration was spectacular in more ways than one. From the poet laurate to all the performers who came out to celebrate, the United States proved that despite the challenges we would move forward and prove… Read More Renewed Hope…

Middle Child

I’m a middle child and normally that means I play the role of peacekeeper in the family. Conflict is particularly hard for middle kids. Offering an olive branch is usually the go to move for middle children. I’m not sure when this philosophy changed for me, but it has. I used to be the type… Read More Middle Child

Waiting…

This past year has been a year of anxiety driven waiting. First, I counted the days until my retirement. Then COVID 19 hit and we all waited for things to return to normal, for lockdowns to lift, etc. (we’re still waiting). But the biggest waiting has occurred around politics. Extremely important political elections to be… Read More Waiting…

The 80s

Today is Christmas, but more importantly, today is the day I get to see Wonder Woman 1984. To be honest, I’ve long since stopped participating in most of the Christmas traditions. We don’t decorate other than handing three large Christmas balls from our light fixtures and putting a wreath on our door. We don’t send… Read More The 80s