(I'm not sure why I chose that as my title. It's true, I did go through a serious Jimmy Buffet phase, but that ended - thankfully - in my late twenties. Come Monday, I'll probably regret using it. But for now, that title is here. I wish it were beautiful, but whatever. Some … [Read more...] about A Blogger Looks At Forty
It's becoming somewhat of a comical ritual around here, these sessions where I sit down to write. Every morning begins with the best of intentions. I'm going to write today! I say, in my best go-getter voice. And for the most part, I do. I write a lot for other people. Whether … [Read more...] about On Writing and Ignoring the Squirrels.
A little over 3 years ago, I read a snippet in the paper that Indianapolis was getting a Container Store. I'm not sure if "squee" was a word yet (did it appear before or after "selfie?"), but if it was, that's what I did. I've loved The Container Store as a consumer for a very, … [Read more...] about Reorganizing and Saying Goodbye
It never fails. At the one moment I most need to use my phone's camera in a hurry, to capture something fleeting and with the potential to get me some serious double tap action on Instagram, the message of sadness appears: "You are out of storage space." One glance at my … [Read more...] about Let Them Take a Selfie
To say that I'm feeling a bit scattered these days would be an understatement of grand proportions. It seems as if yesterday I was slogging through the cold and snow of January, and then today I woke up and summer is almost here. I hate letting more than a week go by without … [Read more...] about A Few (Scattered) Things