Category: All The Other Stuff

My First Love… 0

My First Love…

Do you remember your first love? The rush when your eyes met. The excitement if your hands touched. My first love is writing and when your first love is writing it is a marriage from day one. Calluses from a sharpened pencil and wadded up...

Where Did the Romance Go? 0

Where Did the Romance Go?

I hear people all the time talk about losing the romance in their marriages. Movies exploit this phenomenon. Guys in movies and in life talk about the lack of sex. Women talk about the lack of flowers or sweet surprises. I and my husband have...

If You Like Pina Cola Das  0

If You Like Pina Cola Das 

No I am not on the market and thank God for that. I was thinking about the old personals ads. Actually, I  heard the song “If You Like Pina Coladas” and that sort of sparked this blog. (If you are in your 20’s or younger...

Student of Pop Culture Philosophy or The Examined Life 0

Student of Pop Culture Philosophy or The Examined Life

Learn from pop culture or tune it out

Mistakes and How to Make Them 0

Mistakes and How to Make Them

Take 30 seconds and think back to your last mistake or to your most memorable one. Some people equate mistakes with failures. Being the person I am, I tend to do that but immediately think of the Edison quote about failure. You know the one,...

Are You Having a Stroke??!? 3

Are You Having a Stroke??!?

“No, I’ll be fine.” has become my standard answer when asked if I am having a stroke. I have an unusual neurological condition that is more often than not diagnosed by process of elimination methods, called hemiplegic migraine. I can describe it to you in...

Change is NEVER Painless  0

Change is NEVER Painless 

Change is good for us. It helps us grow as people. Change opens doors for new experience. For all the positives change can grant, it is not a painless experience. I am a creature of habit. Knowing what to expect, routine, and an element of...

WHOA is me…ok not really 0

WHOA is me…ok not really

My last post was about my Workers Comp woes. I followed up with my orthopedic doctor today. The RN Case Manager attended the appointment with me. She was really nice and turns out we grew up about 25 miles from one another in another state....

Workers Comp Woes 0

Workers Comp Woes

Let me start by saying this is not a slam on my company or the work comp admistrators. Truth be told they have been amazing. The woe is my injury. I fell in May on my left knee. The diagnosis is internal derangement of the...

Fast Food Surprise 0

Fast Food Surprise

Yesterday I grabbed a quick lunch at Chick-fil-A.  I don’t care for fast food joints, but I can eat Chick-fil-A anytime. Yesterday was a slight disappointment. My fries were hot but not cooked through. This surprising disappointment got me thinking. I’ve eaten a Chick-fil-A since...