Category Archives: Crazy Me

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

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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

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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

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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

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“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.”

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I’ll Take What I Can Get

Donald Trump is currently the president-elect of the United States. He’s a strange, scary choice to lead this country. He does and says things daily that terrify me. His repeated attacks on the media are particularly worrisome. He seems to … Continue reading

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A Nice Evening

I took the kids to the library after school yesterday. Our trip was a huge success before we even set foot inside the building, thanks to two monarchs on a butterfly bush next to the parking lot. Unafraid, they fluttered … Continue reading

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Inner Beauty

Everyone likes a compliment, me included. But I seem to be a magnet for strange compliments. For example, I was once complimented on my septic tank. Yesterday I would have put that particular compliment at the top of my Strange … Continue reading

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That Powerful Smell

Earlier this year we took a three-day vacation at an indoor water park. We all had a great time. The kids didn’t want to leave, and they still say that they’d like to go live there. One thing about the … Continue reading

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Soup & Stuff

I’ve managed to catch yet another cold. And what do I do when I get a cold? I call up the Vietnamese restaurant and order “healing soup,” known more commonly to the rest of the world as “chicken pho.” So … Continue reading

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