Give a wide berth.
Our tree is just about finished.
I’m not meant to get up early. You see, I’m not a good sleeper. I can get in bed and fall asleep without too much trouble, but I often wake up much too early. Sometimes I can go back to sleep, other times, not so much. This year I have work meetings on Mondays and […]
I’m not going to lie. I’m concerned about the state of the planet. Just read news to find out what’s going on. It’s kind of a mess. Maybe don’t read the news so often. What if I were to spend significantly less time staring at my iPhone? What if I made more physical art than […]
Yesterday the hubby (Ernie) and I had a post-Christmas lunch with his sister and her husband. We went to Culver’s which is new to Bloomington. The franchise is owned by former NBA player, John Laskowski. He was there sweeping the floor and doing other food service activities. Ernie recognized him. They talked for a minute […]
When you challenge yourself to do better and then don’t You decide to try harder the next time You say, “this is the weekend I’ll get things done” You say, “I’ll schedule my time” You say, “I won’t sleep in” “I’ll go to the gym” “I’ll clean the bathtub” Suddenly it’s Sunday and you’ve done […]
My father used to live in a duplex apartment at the end of Sunset Ave. in Bloomington. The street was aptly named. I took this photo six years ago, when Dad was pretty healthy and strong. He may have been visiting his sister in Atlanta on this day.
I have pledged many times to stick to one or two spare-time activities. I can’t do it. Last year I was obsessed with making digital art. I even had an art show in October. These days I’m not doing much art at all. Writing should be my main thing, and I’ve been posting to my […]
I was having lunch on Tuesday with some coworkers. One of them mentioned a recent news story about a study that found artificial sweeteners can harm digestive bacteria. I wanted to ask him if the study mattered. I wanted to ask all of my colleagues at the table if anything matters at all. Who cares […]
Several years ago, I noticed that there was a lot of talk on the internet about bacon. I don’t know if it was something that the bacon cartel engineered, or if all the talk about the breakfast staple came about organically. It feels like a ”bro” culture type of thing. I like bacon. I eat […]