Instead of a Eulogy

An acquaintance died the other day.  I feel kind of weird about it.  For the sake of privacy, I’ll call him “S.”  Tonight I sent this PM to a mutual acquaintance on Facebook, except I edited out the name of the deceased, the city, and the building where we all used to work.  I’m calling […]

Fuck gratitude

Fuck gratitude

I am not grateful for anything. There. I said it. If you’re grateful for things and that works for you, YAY! Just don’t tell me about it like you know the secret to the Universe and I’m a complete idiot for not “getting it.” I see the word “gratitude” all over the place lately. It’s […]

If you don’t like it, change it.

It sounds so simple.  When pointed out, though, sometimes it seems like the Greatest . Epiphany . Ever. Even when I was a little kid, I did not like having my first name.  Sure, I think it’s a fine name.  There were probably 4 or 5 other girls in my elementary school with the same […]

Wait, who did you just blame?

It seems like people would rather bitch, whine, complain, and blame all kinds of other things and other people for what they don’t like about their own lives. Several years ago, I worked in a call center, of sorts.  There was a very overweight guy who worked there.  During night shift we had the TV […]

What am I doing?

After a lot of consideration, and being advised to start a blog by several people, here it is.  Yay!? I’m not sure what my focus will be yet.  For now I’m just pondering and thinking out loud in a public forum.  I’ve kept various sorts of journals for as long as I can remember.  Most […]