This year has been a rollercoaster of changes, and for about half of that, there’s been radio silence here on the blog. Sometimes the things you go through cut so deep and are so difficult to explain, that all words seem to fall short. I’m in the midst of reading Turtles All the Way Down… Continue reading Some asshole came in here and used the last of the toilet paper
I have not, and I will not share who I work with on Facebook, Twitter, here, or any other place online. I will let you know, however, that I work for the healthcare industry, and the company I work for is big. Like, one of the largest corporations in America big. Nationally recognized brand big.… Continue reading A girl named Sue; U.S. Healthcare is failing people. Period.
Okay, I have several confessions to make. 1 – I’m really good at procrastination, but that’s not what I’ve been doing the last many moons. I’m actually just putting my head down and getting to work on things quietly and in other realms than the blogosphere. I’m sorry/not sorry that I’ve neglected you. 2 –… Continue reading I have a confession to make
It has come to my attention that many people who read my latest post, Learning When to Let Go, are under the impression that I’m not doing so well emotionally. I did mention it there–right near the end–but upon re-reading I see that I wasn’t terribly clear. I understand that after about six months of… Continue reading I’m actually okay guys, really
0. Prologue It has been a week since I saw my mother for what might be the last time. We met at the bank to finish up a business arrangement between us. She gave me the last of the $10,000 I had loaned her from my student loans—a final $1,500 payment—and I signed a quit… Continue reading Knowing when to let go
There are a lot of things in transition. Still. I’m not complaining. Life is labyrinthine. Being flexible has always been a skill that I’ve tried to cultivate in myself. In times like this, I think about storms. Spending my formative years in Missouri, I saw a lot of storms, especially in the spring and early… Continue reading Thoughts from a late night
There are a couple of areas where minimalism has just felt right. One of those areas was my bathroom. I started with makeup. Now, if you know me, you know that I rarely wear makeup. I’ll even go to interviews without because, honestly, I’m not going to spend twenty or thirty minutes a day doing… Continue reading The Minimalism Challenge: Bathroom