Wordy Wednesday So I’ve decided to change Wednesday’s designation. Although Wordy Wednesday can cover a lot (like this post, which is slated to be pretty wordy), sometimes I want to write about Work, or Workouts, or Whatever, and I can’t save all of that for Saturday Snippets, partly because a lot of times they aren’t very snippety. … Continue reading Our-Fair-City Wednesday
This post is brought to you by Family Fridays – another variation on the Jenn stories. I finally took our Christmas decorations down last Saturday. I usually try to take them down the weekend of Epiphany, and sometimes even New Year’s Eve. When I was single with roommates and lived in a house with a … Continue reading The Aftermath
(Get ready for Link Love.) Did I ever mention I’m a contrarian? Or did you ever notice? You’d think that someone who likes to namedrop as much as I do would be a little less fickle, but here’s my deal–once things become mainstream popular (or mainstream-for-a-particular-subculture-popular), I kind of lose interest or else get critical. … Continue reading Giving God the Blue(s) Like Jazz – Part 1
Sometimes, in my more grandiose moments (moments which some in my extended family would probably argue are hereditary, just like name-dropping), I imagine that malevolent forces in the universe are conspiring to keep me and my family members apart because they–the malevolent forces–are aware that if we all got together under certain conditions, we would … Continue reading Whether We’ll Weather the Weather
I used to pretend I thought name-dropping was this terrible tasteless crime, and I guess I still do think that, but I’m a complete hypocrite about it because I find the act near-irresistable when I have the opportunity to commit it myself. (Although, I would like to say that I did resist last year when … Continue reading Take Your Lucky Grandma on the Road . . .