Singleness and Bridget Jones

“I’ll finally die, fat and alone. And be found three weeks later, half eaten by wild dogs.” Ah, Bridget Jones. The woman. The legend. I know of so many women, including myself, who can relate to her doomsday singleness mentality represented above. On my best days, I enjoy my singleness, my freedom, my ability to…

What am I Created For?

(Yes, the title ends in a preposition, Grammar-philes. Get over it!) “If you had a million dollars. What would you do for a living?” We’ve all heard it. Typically from the high school guidance counselor trying to guide us in future decisions. I’ve been thinking a ton about this lately. What is my ideal job?…

Done with To Do Lists

I’m done with to do lists. I think I keep 3M, the maker of Post-its in business single-handedly. I have oodles of lists all running concurrently. One for work tasks. One for home and chores. One for bills. One for the blog. One for Christmas presents, and shipping dates, and wish lists. You get the…

Preposterious

Preposterous + Mysterious = Preposterious. I’ve coined a new word to describe my day. Even though it’s a Saturday, I had to work. Welcome to my world. I work EVERY Saturday. I’m an Occupational Therapist and I’ve learned that strokes just don’t seem to wait just because it is the weekend. So I worked. I…

Liquid Patience

There was a lot of texting going on yesterday. Friends saying, “Happy Thanksgiving!” or chatting about the fantastic deals they snagged on Black Friday. One friend’s comment caught my attention. He posted, “I’m drinking my liquid patience at Starbucks– getting ready for the mall.” Liquid patience. If only! I needed liquid patience today. I didn’t…

My Green Dream

Last night I dreamed that I bought deodorant made out of used crayons. It was the rainbow packaging that got my attention. I remember walking through the grocery store aimlessly and finding myself on the health aisle. Then I noticed it. The rainbow packaging. So glittery, so sparkly. I wondered what this diamond in the…

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