Everyone is “busy” these days. At least that’s what we tell others, and say to ourselves. So, so much to do with work and kids and self-improvement and keeping up with the news and keeping up with the Joneses. And that’s without adding the holidays on top the already teetering stack of “things to do.” […]
The Pacific Northwest has been especially gray and rainy since the beginning of October. The shorter days might be contributing to that feeling too as I start and end my days in the dark at my desk. While I like the cooler weather, it can all start to feel a little… monochromatic. This morning, it was […]
I think my best photos from this month ended up in last week’s post, but autumn is still going strong in my Instagram feed. In a month full of rain, I chased every shred of sunshine I could. All pictures taken by me, with an iPhone. For even more randomness, follow me on Instagram.
Recently, I jogged through McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, trying to catch a connecting flight. There is something about that airport that cranks up my stress level. I think it’s the slot machines, with their constant whirring and blinking. Or maybe it’s not the machines themselves, but the people sitting in front of them, staring dully […]
I found myself in tears this morning, listening to stories of hate crimes being committed against children, just hours after the election results came in. Here are two: There’s my author friend whose daughter was told today by a boy in her high school that “Trump will get rid of all the non-Christian losers.” When she stood […]