Category Archives: Crazy Me

People Change

Barrel Fever by David Sedaris Grade: B- David Sedaris and I probably don’t have that much in common. He’s a guy from the South, and I’m a gal from the North. He’s a good 16 years my senior, having been … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy Me, Reading | Leave a comment

Triste

I have had this song stuck in my head for days. It is an art song by Claude Debussy, called “Beau Soir,” the lyrics of which come from a poem by Paul Bourget. Lorsque au soleil couchant les rivières sont … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy Me | 1 Comment

Proud

Earlier this year I started working on a special photo album of nature pictures and posts. It took weeks just to sift through all my photos and writing. I found more material than could fit in a single album, so … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy Me, Writing | 1 Comment

Memorability

If you want to live a memorable life you have to be the kind of person who remembers to remember. — Joshua Foer This quote showed up in my random quotes today, and it seemed so fitting that I had to … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy Me | Leave a comment

Bury Me in The New York Times

It has finally happened. I have fallen behind in doing The New York Times crossword. The papers are stacking up. The pressure is on. Will I slay the paper beast or be crushed by the weight of The Times?

Posted in Crazy Me | 2 Comments

Ramblings About Time

I haven’t done nearly as much with my vacation time as I had hoped I would. I allowed myself to be distracted by Facebook and Twitter and the events of the outside world. Maybe that was inevitable, but that doesn’t … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy Me | 1 Comment

A Thought for My Pennies

Yesterday I took some change out of my pocket and put it on my desk. Later, when I went to pick it up again, I noticed that one of the pennies was smaller than the others. That couldn’t be right. … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy Me | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Never Apart

A little doppelganger of my husband sits on my shoulder while I’m clothes shopping. I pick up a shirt in a pretty shade of blue-green. “No teal!” the little husband hollers in my ear. I move along. Next I find … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy Me | Leave a comment

Worth Every Penny

Every January I get a memo from my employer telling me that the cost of my long-term disability insurance has gone up. I hate this memo. I don’t want to be reminded of how much I’m already paying, let alone … Continue reading

Posted in Crazy Me | Leave a comment

“Dispatched”

I ordered something from Amazon.co.uk. They sent me an e-mail to let me know that my item had been dispatched. Hooray! I know it’s silly, but I think “dispatched” sounds more interesting and full of promise than “shipped.”

Posted in Crazy Me | Leave a comment