Have you ever watched a commercial and gotten caught by the song, not the product? Microsoft did it to me. It’s one line and the voice would go up at just such a moment at just such a note… and I could not figure out what she was saying. I liked my version of it, […]
I received the following in an email – I have no idea who to credit, but it is too good to not pass on: A little story to start your Christmas season in the right spirit.When four of Santa’s elves got sick, the trainee elves did not produce toys as fast as the regular ones, […]
Diana Noble-Gulliford, our former City Council Member, posted this on her Facebook, saying “You need to watch this. Giving is a gift.” and I stole it: And that is just one of the reasons I voted for Diana! Grin.
Remember the old days when you gave two weeks notice? Grin:
Here’s my 1000 word photo, which I stole: Note: Alright! Alright! Alright-Already! That gorgeous photo was stolen from Greyhounds International Facebook page. Whew! I feel better…
Reblogged from alienorajt: http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2013/12/12/daily-prompt-my-precious/ Can do no wrong? What a strange idea! I love those dear to my heart for their gritty imperfections, their oyster roughness – and the sweet glittering pearls within; I adore, and celebrate, their flawed humanity. The whole ‘can do no wrong’ train of thought suggests, to me, an ideal taken […]
This: into this? Or, if I am lucky, this? “Charyot!” “Kjung Nae!” “Baro!” I tagged them as soon as class began. There was the Animal: tall, blonde and terrifying. The Sadist, aptly named as I watched him stalk the beginners. The Monk, bearded and apostolized, moving through the uniformed lines, stopping occasionally to press down […]
Roll those drums! Sound the trumpets! Tomorrow I will post (it’s on scheduler!) the very first article I wrote ever accepted for publication. Even after all this time, it still made me laugh.
Reblogged from The Outlier Collective: I have recently come out. I have published a number of posts about marriage equality, coming out and living gay. At some point I have attracted the attention of some gay-haters. They have been sending me emails and leaving nasty comments on my blog. Mostly regarding religion. Mostly telling me […]
I did it. I finally assembled the portable kerosene heater I bought back in 2012 for those five day periods when the light and heat go out here in the beautiful Pacific Northwest and my apartment goes dark, dreary, and damn cold. Someone on Richard Fernandez’ Belmont Club recommended this heater in passing back in […]