Category Archives: Crazy Me

Day 1: King Lear

On Twitter today, people are pointing out the Shakespeare wrote “King Lear” while he was quarantined. Apparently we’re supposed to find inspiration in this and each pen our own masterpiece while we isolate ourselves. Does a blog post count? If … Continue reading

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Bad Managers

Today I am trying not to worry too much over the government’s bad management of the coronavirus pandemic as I struggle with the near impossibility of meeting a work deadline due to my own poor time management.

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Not a Good Week

Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the presidential race this week, and I am devastated. I didn’t get the honor of voting for her in the primary, but I am proud to say that I voted for her three times with … Continue reading

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Absentminded Antiprocrastination

Being a mom has eroded my procrastinating tendencies. I still look at unpleasant chores, such as the dishes, and say to myself, “I can’t handle this right now.” But then ten minutes later, the work is done. I’ve gotten so … Continue reading

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Cute Mistakes

“Orson Scoot Card” is a cute typo. I found it on one of my own blog pages. Why can’t all my mistakes be so cute? If they were, maybe I wouldn’t mind them so much.

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Thoughts on Shopping

I’m beginning to think that there are four sizes of bra: the size you need, the size you think you are, the size that is too big, and the size that is too small. No matter what size I think … Continue reading

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Bad Language

Hey, People of the Internet! It’s “toe the line,” not “tow the line.” It’s “the die is cast,” not “the dye is cast.” It’s “sow the seeds,” not “sew the seeds.” OK. I feel better having gotten that off my … Continue reading

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2019 in Review

Come January, I usually try to sum up the previous year in blogging. One of the easiest ways is to link to a favorite or meaningful post from each month. That’s the approach I’m taking this year, and here it … Continue reading

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The Year So Far

I paid it forward to my Future Self by putting into the Advent Calendar box all of the extra tickets from this year, plus a revamped list of ideas for future tickets, crafts, and activities. I also bought some craft … Continue reading

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Starting With My Room

Have you heard the old joke about the idealistic teenager who tells his mother that he wants to clean up the world and she replies, “Good! You can start with your room!”? I’ve heard countless variations on the joke over … Continue reading

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