I want to run congress. Not run for congress. I want to become the parliamentarian that congressional representatives have to listen to. I have a plan to fix congress. And it means I have to be allowed to be mean to congressional reps. Well, maybe not mean, but not nice either. Here is my list of requirements:… Continue reading Politics: Running Congress
I have recently (in the past year or so) been able to really deepen my ties into some good sources for books. I tweaked my Goodreads notifications and now get daily deal emails that regularly tease me with books I want to read. My husband has found some truly treasure-worthy book stores in our area and supports… Continue reading Musing: Books & Time
After posting about bumper stickers here, I had a few conversations about bumper stickers – and realized something I hadn’t thought about before. I hate the “Baby on Board” stickers/posters/things on cars. Not because they are unreasonable, but because they are considered “necessary” for new parents to protect their child. Let that sink in for… Continue reading Manners: A specific bumper sticker
Poor little mousey. Dead little mousey. Mousey with no head. I only wanted to play… I grew up with this snippet of a poem. I don’t even remember any more of it. The problem of course is when mousey still has a head. When mousey is scared witless. When mousey is trying to hide under… Continue reading Memories: Poor Little Mousey….
I had the best experience in an elevator I can remember. It started as I approached my work building from the outside. There was someone a bit behind me (I could see the shadow on the sidewalk) and a man walking towards me. I reached the door first – barely. So I held the door. The man… Continue reading Memories: Elevator Experience
Julie Kagawa‘s Series The Iron Fey is a very fun read. I think she did an excellent job of capturing what I feel like is “classical fey” – these are not Tinkerbell-friendly-fairies. These are the fairies that turn unsuspecting humans into donkeys, let them sleep for a hundred years, kidnap them and turn them into rosebushes… tricksters… Continue reading Review: (Series) The Iron Fey
My car will be 10 years old this year (in like June). I have no bumper stickers on it (bumper magnet, yes). I am thinking I might be ready to change this. So I am thinking of what I want, and there are a few ideas I’d love feedback on: I really want to find some… Continue reading Humor: Bumperstickers