Category Archives: Real Life

The Other Shoe…

Well…. If it’s not one thing, it’s another. And things were going so well. Kevin’s mostly happy with his job (despite not getting paid what he’s worth, and while it’s usually true that no one does, most people aren’t making … Continue reading

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Oops, I Made a Clean Spot

So, Kevin and I are having the proverbial fuckload of people over tomorrow…

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Isn’t it Ironic (Don’t ya think?)

Despite the fact that it’s usually insipid and rather boring, Kevin and I make a habit of attending Work Functions. Part of this is because a Work Function is an attempt to raise employee morale, and we think those sorts … Continue reading

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We All Fall Down II

18 months ago, my 9 year old nephew attempted to hang himself and was hospitalized for a few weeks. They started him on many, many drugs and therapy. 2 days ago, my 10-year old nephew attempted to kill himself again … Continue reading

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Overheard

Upstairs from us, a young single mother lives in a one-bedroom apartment with her three-year-old son. She’s been dating a bit recently. Well, ok, she’s been dating a lot. (And yes, I know, I’m turning into the nosy neighbor. Can’t … Continue reading

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oh.. um… OH!

The last few weeks, I’ve heard this song on the TV for a verizon commercial about their new cool music phones (of course, Kevin wants one. He always wants the latest tech-toys). I like the song, although I’m not the … Continue reading

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Here We Go Round…

Backtrack: When I was a junior in college, I had a terrible, terrible job at a local subshop. Not subway, but one of the knock-off individually owned crappy sub shops that you sometimes see sprouting up like weeds in strip … Continue reading

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Crop Talk

Like I said, I went on vacation to the Outer Banks last week. It wasn’t really a vacation, though. It was a scrapbooking get-away. I really needed one. It’s hard to scrap at home. In order to get anything done, … Continue reading

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About Bloody Time

Those of you who keep track of these things might have noticed that I haven’t mentioned Kevin and his recent job-issues here very specifically. I was starting to think I’d jinxed us or something. In fact, I do still think … Continue reading

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Reminders

I have two best girlfriends; Liz and Karen. Liz lives fairly close, about 40 miles away. I don’t see her very often. We chat online. Alot. Karen lives far away, about 600 miles. I don’t see her very often, either. … Continue reading

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