June 28, 2017

"Social hangover." I heard this term for the first time today. It struck me in a way that was most unexpected.

"Social hangover." Two words, when placed side-by-side, define an experience I'm extremely familiar with.

"Social hangover." Legitimate embarrassment is the mai...

June 19, 2017

"Never complain. Never explain." Sounds oppressive. Apparently this a British motto. I know it because it was adopted by and falsely credited to Katharine Hepburn. Hearing it from her sounds like wisdom. She probably meant it as a joke. One of those jokes that stinks o...

June 12, 2017

When I first noticed my fiancé, I did not anticipate a lot of things. I say "noticed," because we did not meet. Not exactly. I saw him from across the room. I don't know why, but I remember he wore a red shirt, which is strange because he doesn't like the color red. 


June 9, 2017

Crocodile tears. Somehow I learned the expression incorrectly. Knowing this, I still think my understanding of the expression is the correct one. When I hear "crocodile tears," I think of someone who cries harder and more bitterly than the average crier. The tears have...

June 5, 2017

This will be a semi-angry post.

Making fun of people is tricky. No one should do it, of course. But most of us do. I’ll admit to it. 

I would hope that I inflict no harm in the process. But I probably do. I know this because I often hear someone making of fun of someone...

June 2, 2017

A blog they tell me. Do it. Start one.

Dare I?

Seems risky. I'm a withholder. I withhold. I "keep things close to the vest" as they say. I don't reveal.

Unless it's a good story.

It's not that I want to be mysterious. I don't think anyone WANTS to be mysterious. Except may...

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