“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” ~ Mason Cooley Have you ever been reading a good book, but you recognize that it’s just bringing you down? I’ve been on a young adult fiction kick lately, but I can’t help but notice how depressing the content has been.… Continue reading Bringing Me Down
“You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” ~ C.S. Lewis I won’t make any excuses for where I’ve been all this time. I’ll just say that I didn’t follow through on what I started, but now I’m determined to keep up a regular… Continue reading Back Again…
“It’s going to be one of those days. The voices in my head are fighting, my imaginary friend is running with scissors, and at one point, one of my personalities wandered of.” ~Meme found on Pinterest I’m having one of those days. Actually, I have one of those days quite frequently. They aren’t days… Continue reading Welcome to My Headspace
“I am lost. I have gone to find myself. If I should return before I get back, please ask me to wait.” ~ Author Unknown I would love to say that life has been too busy, and while it has been busy, it hasn’t been that busy. I would love to say that I’ve had… Continue reading I Am Lost. I Have Gone to Find Myself.
Despite the fact that they were spoken by Mandy Patinkin as Inigo Montoya in The Princess Bride under entirely different circumstances, those two words sum up my career journey this year. Between no call backs for interviews and starting three new (part-time) jobs this year, I’m now a full-fledged newbie (an oxymoron, I believe) at… Continue reading Humiliations Galore!
For just a few months, I had almost forgotten one of the reasons I quit my old job: the daily commute. Then I decided to take a drive back to my old stomping grounds to see friends, and everything came back to me halfway there. I was passing an 18-wheeler when a brand new pickup… Continue reading First, Do No Harm: Driving
Three words: Family Style Dining. One of my friends decided to initiate a couple of us into this restaurant culture this past weekend. Being a Southerner, I’m accustomed to the meat-and-three concept, but this turned out to be a whole new level of food insanity. Upon arrival at our food oasis, we put our name… Continue reading Socially Awkward Woman’s Foodie Tour #2