Category Archives: Crazy Me

Day Off

There’s nothing like a day off from work when you’re resolved not to waste time. I’ve already . . . Done the dishes. Done laundry. Taken a walk along the side of the road to check out the huge mass … Continue reading

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How Do You Rate a Day?

How should I rate this day? Good because a hummingbird came to feast on our hostas, or bad because the last piece of deodorant jumped out of its container and broke all over the floor? Good because I had a … Continue reading

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Mistakes

Part of the reason I went to the office this week was to attend an editorial meeting. Accuracy is one of the things that we discussed in the meeting. Of course we know that we’re supposed to get our facts … Continue reading

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You Should Be Writing!

David Sedaris, on writing: I had to have a root canal recently. And it took place over three continents. I was on a plane going from one continent to another, going from Australia to Japan and then going to the … Continue reading

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Pink

My stress level is very high today. I looked through my recent photographs to see if any of them made me feel better. Here’s one that did.

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Confessions of a Liberal

Dear Conservative In-Laws, I just want to state for the record that college did make me liberal, but not for the reasons you may have been told. College didn’t brainwash me. It opened my eyes. I learned a lot about … Continue reading

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Good Point

Yesterday I picked Marshall up from his final computer boot camp class. I gave him the option of going to day camp for the rest of the day or coming home with me. He wanted to stay with me, but … Continue reading

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Surface Thoughts

I’m supposed to sit myself down every morning and write about whatever is on my mind, be it family or work or politics. The purpose of the writing is to clear out the surface thoughts and prepare the mind to … Continue reading

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SITY: A Bit of Local Color

It’s true that our summer New England wildlife isn’t as colorful as what they have in some places, such as the tropics. Still, we’ve got a lot of color here. You just have to look a little closer to find … Continue reading

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I Heart Palindromes (and My Car)

An interesting number came up on my odometer this week: Palindromes are awesome. And given all the trouble I’ve had with my car lately, and how close I came to replacing it, I’m happy to see it reach this high … Continue reading

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