Drink Up

My go to drink of choice is a Bloody Mary.  Aside from just liking the taste, I think something about it fits my personality – a little spicy, pretty healthy, enough kick to keep things interesting and probably an acquired taste. That being said, it’s easy to screw up a Bloody Mary.  If you make […]

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Water

Several weeks ago I started having severe dry-eye issues.  Not one to immediately run to the doctor before I’ve tried to fix it myself, I decided to narrow down the cause in a scientific-ish manner, by changing a single factor that might be contributing at a time.  If changing that factor proved to make no […]

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You Don’t Owe the World An Explanation

I get tired of screens, so instead of looking at my phone while waiting to see the various doctors I haul myself to, I leaf through whatever magazines they have lying around.  I prefer National Geographic and WebMD, but sometime all I’m stuck with are the usual run of fashion and decorating magazines. I read these to annoy myself.  Okay, […]

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Somebody Hand Me A Shovel

So, this week’s pretty much gone tits up and its only Wednesday afternoon. Were do I start?  Saturday afternoon, where I spend five hours at work, most of dressed as a giant frog?  Last Monday, when I received a letter from the IRS telling me someone else has used my Social Security Number to get […]

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The Garden Plot

Well, I finally did it.  I gave up on my berry patch. Yeah, it was fun.  Yeah, it took me years to get a decent berry patch going.  Yeah, they made good jam. Nope.  Still not feeling sorry.  I ripped the damn thing out of the ground last month.  The plants sucked the soil dry […]

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Ow…owowowwww…

I hurt my shoulder back in September.  Specifically, Labor Day weekend.  I know it was Labor Day weekend, because I did it while at a climbing gym while visiting my brother in Chicago. Actually, I suspect it was an aggravated injury – the result of sitting funny at work, driving for eight hours, then going […]

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Gratitude – The Fashion Trend

I’m actually kinda a fan of Facebook.  I like sticking my head in there and seeing what’s going on in the lives of the people I don’t get to talk to for long stretches of time.  But I’ve come across this…thing…where people talk about how bad Facebook is for you, because it makes you compare […]

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