Monthly Archives: December 2009

Welcome Back

Last night, at 8:30 we got the news we had been waiting for for quite some time.  “We” being my group of friends.  Our dear friend, Karla, who has been stationed in Bahrain for the last 10 months or so, … Continue reading

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Picture Post (Not Snow)

I tried to take pictures of the snow.  I couldn’t.  I’m just going to leave it at that. Since I am snowed in though, I’ve finally gotten around to editing photos from my trip to the Baltics in September.  The … Continue reading

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Because He Asked (Recorded Poems)

Brian, a good friend, great writer and all around swell guy, asked me not so long ago if I’d record myself reading some of my poetry.  I’ve been meaning to for awhile but never quite got around to it.  Until … Continue reading

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My Favorite things…remade.

You know the tune, feel free to sing along….. Footprints from web bots and North Korea Flame wars and drama and dumb name calling Grammar nazis and snobby spell checkers These are a few of my favorite things ALL CAPS … Continue reading

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SH 2.52

Scavenger Hunt II item 52: Something using this sentence: The only thing Maisy Duchene knew for certain was that she had to pee.  – mode of creation open ( 4 pts) The only thing Maisy Duchene knew for certain was … Continue reading

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How do you live with yourself?

That’s what I was thinking in court yesterday.  Some of you may remember this post where I talked about the lawsuit I filed on behalf of my parents.  I won’t go into the whole back story as you can to … Continue reading

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It’s What We Don’t See (SH2.51)

We are so quick to judge, assume, and somehow know what a person is about.We see a struggle for words in a simple sentence and know intelligence is lacking.We see a torn shirt, dirt streaked face with open palmed hand … Continue reading

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Christmas Spirit

My parents left today.  They spent two weeks with us and after a year’s absence it was great spending time with them.  I was a mess at the airport as it may be up to 18 months or more before … Continue reading

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Credit Card Rewards at What Cost?

I was listening to NPR’s Morning edition on my way in to work this morning.  There is almost always a story that catches my attention and keeps me thinking long after I turn the radio off.  This morning the story … Continue reading

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Xanga’s Virtual Meet-up (Photo Project)

The virtual meet-up has started.  We have two early arrivals at the coffee shop.  I’m not sure if crystal_air is annoyed by feathereyecandy’s antics or if he was just hoping for a few quiet moments before everyone else arrives.  Either … Continue reading

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