Category Archives: It’s all about me

Happy Birthday to Me

It’s not actually today, but it is in October, and that’s close enough to count. I am NOT one of those people who will get mad at you for missing my birthday. Firstly, because I’m willing to accept well wishes … Continue reading

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Keep Calm and Fluffy On

I hung out with a friend the other day who apologized for being too “fluffy”. She considered her poise, consideration, and compassion a flaw. WHAT?! I mean, yes, I get it, she does spend more time with each client than … Continue reading

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Phone Free-ish

Our mobile phone use has gone beyond convenience. No longer merely an accessory, they’ve become extensions of our bodies. They are not just handy gadgets, they’re practically hands. Phones are everywhere. Every person in every place. Every? Yep, pretty much. … Continue reading

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A Stupid Theory

I am frequently reminded of my own faults and failings. Luckily, for the most part, they are insignificant in the grand scheme of things, but still bothersome to me. I have a Stupid Theory. The theory itself may or may … Continue reading

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The Risk of Recommendation

I am not the avid reader I used to be, but I still try my best to keep up. I have an audio book in my car at all times, I have a bath book (which will probably be ignored … Continue reading

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Hermes said Hold My Beer

Hermes is the Greek god of Travel. After last Friday, I can’t help but believe that the cunning trickster and fleet-footed messenger read my previous post, Travel Days are THE WORST, snickered and said, “Hold my beer.” To recap, last … Continue reading

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Travel Days are THE WORST!

Yes, I have blogged about this before, and even then I was sure I’d posted prior to that. I’ve also mentioned that I am a terrible packer. And this trek will be shoved into carry-on only! I’m writing early so … Continue reading

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Next Level Basic

I was cool with being basic. Now I’m cooler being Next Level Basic. Next Level Basic, #NLB, is a best seller by Stassi Schroeder, an author, reality TV star, and podcaster. Being Next Level Basic is about having fun and … Continue reading

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Pareidolia

Seeing familiar objects or patterns in otherwise random or unrelated objects is called Pareidolia. Etymologically speaking, the word derives from the Greek words pará, “beside, alongside, instead [of]” and eídōlon “image, form, shape”. Pareidolia is something most of us experience but few … Continue reading

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Forensics Camp

Some friends and I recently attended a four week Forensics Camp through the Rock Valley College Continuing Education program. They sucked me in by appealing to my authorial sense of wonder. As in, I wondered how I could work these … Continue reading

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