Day 258, with old holiday habits

CN: Unhealthy work environments, a link to a former animal companion Once upon a time I used to spend Thanksgiving alone on a regular basis. I’d get a cornish hen and some blueberries and napa cabbage and then between checks on work I’d write, and write, and write. The first time it happened, it wasContinue reading “Day 258, with old holiday habits”

Day 43, with Anniversary and Work-based Failure

I’m not gonna talk about Russia’s new 5k, or Lysol having to issue a disclaimer about something the President of the United States said during a press conference*. This post is a wee summary of a personal good and personal bad on the same day. First, I have been struggling to get an update toContinue reading “Day 43, with Anniversary and Work-based Failure”

Janus Gift #1 – The Practice of Practice

One of the things about being labeled – or branded – a gifted child (GC) in the United States is that you don’t get the opportunity to fail that much. Things come naturally to you, or you learn so fast, that being BAD at something feels like a moral failing rather than a straightforward processContinue reading “Janus Gift #1 – The Practice of Practice”

Happy Moviversarmas!

Today is Moviversarmas in our household. “What the everlasting fuck is Moviversarmas?” you may ask. Move In Anniversary Before Christmas, it is. Jon picked his life up from Pittsburgh and we moved him to Brooklyn in a marathon 10 hour drive overnight, with 3 cats and 1 dog in the back of a big van,Continue reading “Happy Moviversarmas!”

The Experience Of Beautiful Beings Changing Your Life

Welcome to the post in which I squee over beloved members of my life like I’m a fangirl. (Actually, that’s kind of awesome – being a fangirl over people in my own life.) ((side note to my selves: take this on as a mantra.)) I have some of the most amazing beings in my life,Continue reading “The Experience Of Beautiful Beings Changing Your Life”