A Trip To The Dentist

I just recently had my quarterly teeth cleaning at the dentist.  Yes, quarterly.  It takes some work to have a flawless smile, you know.  Like many of you, I detest going to the dentist.  I even try to make it as painless and convenient as possible by selecting a dentist that is in the same…

10 Minutes A Day To Less Stress

Raise your hand if you are stressed out.  Did you raise your hand?  If not, slap yo’self!  If you are one of the lucky few who seem to never get stressed then I applaud you.  For the rest of us it seems like there is always something out there stressing us to the max.  “Am…

I Wear Earbuds To Avoid You

It seems as if half of my day at work is consumed with avoiding people.  I just want to be able to go from Point A to Point B and not have to stop for meaningless chit chat.  We are all plagued with the empty “Hi! How are you?” when we pass someone we know…

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…

Attack of the Jellyfish

I would like, if I may, to take you on a strange journey.  The year: 1996.  I was only 10 years old and I was summering with my family at our old beach house.  That was the summer the United States hosted the Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.  It was also the last summer I would…

The Tale of the Little Train That Couldn’t

I’ve been riding the train to work for about a year and a half now.  It is never something I am excited to do (because people smell so bad I cry before boarding the train, people are gross, and people are stupid and beyond professional help), but it sure cuts down on the Atlanta commuting traffic.…