It feels good to feel good. Why do we forget this? Or neglect it? Or choose to stay in an unhappy state, avoiding the things we know will help us to feel good? There are a lot of really complicated answers for those questions. Some have to do with habit, some with depression, some with... Continue Reading →
It's so frustrating to make plans, and base so many thoughts and actions around those plans - only to have someone else throw in a wrench and say, "nope, we're doing this now". Or, like I've had lately, the wrenches are more like opportunities to do what I want - but I'm so not ready!... Continue Reading →
Well, did it again. Got bored, changed my theme. I like this. It suits my current frame of mind. Goodness only knows how long that will last. On topics of new things and changes, there are many in my life. New partner at work, new classroom, new students. New semester (currently boring me immensely, really... Continue Reading →
Hi all. I was a tad bored this morning, so I started playing around with my blog. New theme and colors, which I mostly like. Some feedback would be great, though. Any thoughts? For example, I'm not loving that apparently you have to hover over the title area in order to clearly see it and... Continue Reading →
Here I am, browsing the internet, not really looking at anything particular. Suddenly, there is an article about why rivers aren't straight. This could be interesting. Now I know. The answer is cool, and actually pretty simple. Join me in learning this awesomeness. 🙂 http://www.upworthy.com/why-arent-all-rivers-straight-the-answer-is-kind-of-mind-blowing?c=ufb1
So, in munching on my fries at dinner this evening, I was pondering. I had ketchup to dip my fries in. But what's the difference between ketchup and catsup? And it's a seriously weird word either way, so where did it come from? I decided that I must know, and so I did a little... Continue Reading →
Take a step. Just one. Doesn't matter how big or small, whether you move left or right, forward or even back. Take a step. For the love of all that is holy, don't stand still. When we don't move, we stagnate, suffocate ...fade. Don't fade away. Move. One more step. Every day.
Monday, Monday, can't trust that day. Mostly, I just don't like Mondays. They're never good days for me. Even when I worked retail and had Monday off, it still wasn't a good day. It's just...blah. Seems like everything bad happens on Monday. Today, nothing especially bad happened. But I'm worn out, and stressed. So it... Continue Reading →