1. You get that “deer in the headlights” look for a minute when someone asks you where you’re from. 2. You have to remind yourself that you’re not supposed to tip civilian baggers at the commissary grocery store. 3. You may or may not have called the liquor store the “Class Six”. 4. You know […]
On my Google calendar on Tuesday nights, I have a recurring event: Make Something. And unless I’m not home, I normally try to oblige. Maybe I’ll make dinner that’s more than just a pot of rice and steamed veggies. Maybe I’ll put a few more stitches in a scarf I’ve been neglecting. Maybe I’ll doodle […]
Let’s talk for a moment about something I’m sure we’ve all faced at one time or another. You’re walking through a store and you see a book/vintage hat/knick-knack/kitchen gadget/craft supply/dice block/nerdy coffee cup/whatever. You look at it. You want it. You think, “Wow, if I only had that awesome whatsit, I would use it all […]
I wrote and posted my very first post on Medium yesterday! If you would like to check it out, it’s called “Don’t Tell Me What To Do” and it’s here.
Since 2012, I’ve been writing a sentence a day on an index card summing up what I did that day so I can look back on it later and go, “Oh yeah! That! I remember that!” It’s like a low tech TimeHop. I had been doing a pretty good job with this until 2015. 2015 […]