When I Have Long Fingernails

I was forced to make an informal resolution this year: stop biting my nails.  I have been a nailbiter my entire life, so I knew it was going to be difficult.  But I have been bite free for a little over two months now.  My fingers still feel weird as my nails get longer and I constantly… Continue reading When I Have Long Fingernails

Ike Turner: The Ultimate Boogeyman

Fear of The Boogeyman is perfectly natural for a child.  One might attribute these rational fears to many sources: campfire ghost stories, horror movies, a teasing sibling, etc.  I had childhood friends who were afraid of Hobgoblin and Venom from the Spider-Man comics.  One of my cousins swore up and down that Michael Myers was… Continue reading Ike Turner: The Ultimate Boogeyman

Ariel: The Little Drama Queen

Can we just face the fact that it is impossible to be mature, classy, and poignant all the time?  As much as we need to show the world that we are upstanding and responsible masters of the universe, there  are times that we just need to lose our minds and go a little batshit dramatic,… Continue reading Ariel: The Little Drama Queen

National Drink Wine Day

“The purpose of National Drink Wine Day is to spread the love and health benefits of wine.  Wine has played an important role in history, religion and relationships.  We should use this day to embrace the positive benefits of wine such as new friends, reduced risk of heart disease, and the enhancement of food and life.” I… Continue reading National Drink Wine Day

The Ups and Downs of Escalators and Elevators

Another year is underway.  Another month is passing that reminds us each and every day that the job we have is not the job we want.  When did we roll over and submit to being trampled by the big corporations who inundate us with a false sense of loyalty?  Is there time to make a plan… Continue reading The Ups and Downs of Escalators and Elevators