Eight Years Ago

I just got the little trophy from WordPress that congratulated me for having been a Word Presser (?) for eight years.  Eight years.  I signed up in May 2008.  Man, a lot has changed in eight years. I had a MySpace account.  But the decency to be embarrassed about it.  MySpace was still a place […]

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Automotive Life Upheaval

I replaced my car again. For a “car guy” like me, that’s a major life upheaval. It seems like I just did this yesterday, but it was actually March 2012 that I pulled an old-not-classic-but-rather-just-used green Thunderbird into my driveway, and was insanely stoked to have it. Well, it wasn’t yesterday, but it was last […]

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Change of Direction

I’ve read some really awesomely-written articles and blog posts on topical subjects lately.  There are some people out there with powerful and valid things to say, and they have some amazing writing talents. I, on the other hand, rant about my day and my pet peeves.  I am under no illusion that my blog posts […]

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I Switched To Tea

I recently stopped drinking coffee, and started drinking tea.  Like, last week I went 100% no-coffee. I’m not sure exactly what was the tipping point for me.  I like coffee.  I like the way it smells, the way it tastes, and that undeniable jump start I get from all that caffeine.  On the other hand, […]

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Impeach Everyone

So our government ended their big shutdown this week, and I guess I side with the majority of Americans who feel some combination of relief/disgust/resignation/whatever.  Like I should be ecstatic that our Federal Government quick dicking around with the country’s budget and employees, and decided they could go back to doing the barely adequate job […]

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