Category Archives: It’s all about me

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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Holiday Weird

As I’m sure you know, I am an observer, a watcher, a witness to the weird. I had an experience last week that surely qualifies. Wednesday.Start our day, fridge works fine. Later, the fridge is being weird. The screen says … Continue reading

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Contemporary Relevance

Contemporary Relevance…the idea that a word, phrase, or cultural reference is no longer broadly understood. This subject has come up a lot lately. For instance, we were watching a show where they said, Kumbaya. With origins dating back to 1926, … Continue reading

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Goodle Mondle Mornindle

That’s right! I’m jumping on the bandwagon! I believe my blogs should be part of your morning routine. Alas, only weekly, but there’re plenty to pick from if you’d like to make Blogdle-ing a daily event. I am an original … Continue reading

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Waking Up

Please note, this is NOT a post about losing an hour. That was my favorite hour! And now it’s gone. Just *poof* gone. This is a post about springing ahead, though. About sloughing off the last vestiges of winter (if … Continue reading

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