Tuesdays unplugged

Back in the stone age, before Facebook, when blogs used to be a thing (remember those days?) I used to read the blog of a woman who started doing something she called “Tuesdays unplugged”. One day a week she would unplug from online life and just… be. While she was …

Oh, Friday.

All day long I had it in my head I was going to write a Friday Five post — my five favorite story songs (instigated by hearing “Factory” by Melissa McClelland last night in the car on the drive home). I even had this page up, as an open tab …

Out to lunch

Between computer highs and lows and waiting for house loan stuff to sort itself out and work, I feel like I got nuthin’. I mean, surely something is in here, in my head, that needs to be written, but … I think of a million things to blog about when …

Dear Coffee; it’s not you, it’s me

Dearest, darling coffee. You know there’s nobody I love quite like you. We’ve been together for so long, in various stages. From cheap instant coffee, to a French Press trial (verdict: too complicated to use pre-coffee), to different brands and flavors and sometimes with cream and sometimes without, sugar, no …

What, two posts in one day?

This one is really to test out an “If This Then That” script, to see if this post will automagically appear on Facebook. For my friends who know not of RSS. Are you a Facebook friend seeing my blog for the first time? Welcome! I’ve been blogging since about 2002, …

Sigh.

Olives, mushrooms, cheese, and white chocolate. Nutritious! Hahahaha. Not. Here are some random thoughts. — I’ve had a headache on and off for a week now. Is it the rain? Have my sinuses got mold? Everything above my eyeballs hurts if I stand still. Or move. Or bend over. Or …

OMG RSS WTF

Not that I’ve had many days in the last month that have allowed for this, but usually I have a routine when I wake up — get my first cup of coffee and sit down in front of Google Reader and scroll through all of the blogs and news sites …

So, so busy!

I haven’t forgotten you, friends; it’s just been crazy busy this week. I’ll be at the Florida Fiber-In starting in about an hour (well, leaving in about an hour) and don’t know what Internet connection will be like over the weekend. So, meanwhile… please, talk amongst yourselves! Edited to add: …

The last of the mugs

1. Please don’t be offended if you gave me any of these mugs; I have about 120 mugs, and due to things going on in the house, space-wise, I need to get that down to 60, tops. I have to be more ruthless than I’d otherwise want to be. 2. …

Yes, EVEN MORE MUGS

1. Please don’t be offended if you gave me any of these mugs; I have about 120 mugs, and due to things going on in the house, space-wise, I need to get that down to 60, tops. I have to be more ruthless than I’d otherwise want to be. 2. …

Mugs for sale

1. Please don’t be offended if you gave me any of these mugs; I have about 120 mugs, and due to things going on in the house, space-wise, I need to get that down to 60, tops. I have to be more ruthless than I’d otherwise want to be. 2. …