Category Archives: Crazy Me

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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Last Nerve

I didn’t know that I had a “last nerve” until I had children and they started dancing on it.

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Reviews and Regrets

OMG, my review killed Mary Oliver! I posted about her book yesterday, giving her a low grade, and today she died. This is why I hate giving low grades. Low grades bring bad news. Mary, I’ve always loved your poems. … Continue reading

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Grateful for Pencils With Erasers

For the last few months, I’ve been clipping crosswords out of The New York Times but not solving them. I now have a large folder full of unsolved puzzles. So, because this has been bugging me, I decided to solve … Continue reading

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Otherwise Occupied

Sorry, but I can’t blog right now. I’m too busy studying poetry. Be back soon, after I’ve learned the rules of pantoums and villanelles.

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