Category Archives: Crazy Me

‘Tis the Seedy Season: Part I

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Totally Ineffective

I’m good at giving up addictions, and I’ve given up many of them over the years, but it would be more effective if I didn’t keep replacing them with new ones.

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It’s a Coup!

My blog seems to have been taken over by flowers lately, but I’m OK with that. I want to be able to name all the plants that I see as I walk. These blog posts give me a reason to … Continue reading

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I Now Pronounce You Correctly

Forte: I refuse to say that something is someone’s forte. The reason for that is the pronunciation of the word “forte.” I know that it rightly rhymes with “port.” But, if I were to say it that way, someone else … Continue reading

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Cleaning My Desk

I sometimes tape interesting quotes onto surfaces in my workspace, but eventually they start to yellow and need to be taken down. Today I am removing three. I would like to remember them, though, so here they are. People want … Continue reading

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Long Week

This week has not been a good week. It has, from the get-go, seemed long and difficult, so much so that by Tuesday I thought that it ought to be Friday, and today feels like a Monday.

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Writing More

There were over 150 comments in my spam filter today. I did not read them before deleting them. I have finally convinced myself that it’s pointless, so I don’t waste my time that way anymore. Hooray for me. But part … Continue reading

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Cold Showers

Many of us are procrastinators because we have a negative, knee-jerk reaction to discomfort. We know that something will “hurt” (force us to face our fears, cause minor/temporary physical or mental strain, take a lot of our time, etc.), so … Continue reading

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Thoughts

Marshall lost a tooth earlier this month. It was probably his last baby tooth. The Tooth Fairy is sad. It’s utterly ridiculous that “sanguine” means “optimistic” and also “bloody/bloodthirsty.” If, for example, your coworker said he was feeling sanguine about … Continue reading

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Unexpected Message

Today my web browser gave me a message. It said, “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.” – Maya Angelou There are strange things happening on the Internet these days, but this one’s nice.

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