This story is hard to tell because there is a lot of lead-in story. I’m going to skip all of it and jump straight to “I have to replace my bathtub.” So Friday (Black Friday) I went to Home Depot and found a good steel-with-porcelain-cover tub for $120. I called my parents and they drove… Continue reading Life Memories: Bathtub Decisions
I walked as quickly as I could down the corridor, the books bouncing hard against my ribs in their sack. I snarled a bit at the passing faete, his massive green hands shifting upwards, the leaves slowly getting out of my way. I hurried out of the building, grateful classes were over for the next… Continue reading Nanowrimo: First “Chapter” Excerpt
I want a second tattoo. I’ve wanted it 3 years so far, but I doubt I’ll ever get it. Tattoos are still seen as somewhat “taboo” in the business world. So my second tattoo is one I try to carry in my heart, since I can’t carry it on my body. My very first post… Continue reading The tattoo I carry in my heart
I have really struggled to write this post the past few days. There is so much going on in the world and so many things that I feel need to be said. Things I will say until I am blue in the face. I finally decided to put this topic under my “miss manners” concept.… Continue reading Miss Manners: Names and being politically correct
I don’t care about guns. They are a huge topic of debate and people get REALLY worked up. I just can’t bring myself to fight for it. I know enough people who are intelligent, responsible gun owners that I can’t bring myself to think “oh dear god – guns!” I think there is a far… Continue reading Politics: Death Machines
The first one-thousand words of a novel might be my favorite part – but they are also terrifying.
Thoughts on changes and speculations on labor issues when “worth” is defined by jobs and what that means in a job-scarcity market.