Category Archives: Crazy Me

Paper Worms

From my 2017 journal: I very much know how little “very” contributes to my writing, and yet I want to keep it, just like I want to keep every magazine and newspaper, and every piece of children’s homework, and all … Continue reading

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Life Lesson

Never put a marshmallow in your pocket.

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Mice Suck

Which is more upsetting? That I ended up with mouse poop in my hand today. That it took me a while to realize that I had a handful of mouse poop. That after realizing I had a handful of mouse … Continue reading

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Parlez-vous francais?

My friend recently told me that she has been studying French, a language which we both learned in high school. That made me wonder how much of the language I still retain. It didn’t take me long to realize that … Continue reading

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That Can Wait

The shower is the perfect place to think random thoughts. Today, as I washed my hair, I was thinking about how easy it is prioritize when dealing with the world’s problems (i.e., things that are not within your power to … Continue reading

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Don’t Ignore the Stranger

Months ago, my husband installed a backup directory on my computer. He told me to move my personal files into that directory so that they’d get backed up, but I never did. Not until yesterday, that is, after reading a … Continue reading

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This Friday Afternoon

I’m trying to relax and do a good job (ha-ha) of taking the day off, but I keep getting distracted by random thoughts. Here are some of them. If Trump supporters will finally admit that he’s a lying bastard who … Continue reading

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How I Met My Book: Part II

The last time I wrote about “How I Met My Book,” I talked about some of my favorite inherited books. This time I want to talk about a special variety of book: the unexpected loaner. Sometimes other people get it … Continue reading

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Time and the Art of Not Procrastinating

I’ve been working on one of my 30 Must-Read Books, Time and the Art of Living by Robert Grudin. It’s a book on the subject of Time, and it’s a difficult read, as you might expect from a philosophy book … Continue reading

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Thankful, Happy, Disappointed, Surprised, & Nostalgic

Today I am feeling . . . Thankful that my work computer is now up-to-date and virus-free. Yesterday the antivirus was malfunctioning so badly that I turned the computer off rather risk a virus running amok on it. Happy to … Continue reading

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