Month: August 2011

Wednesdays Are Better

Wednesdays Are Better

The thing I love about Wednesdays at my work is that nearly everyone goes home early. Which means that they get out of my way and I can actually get stuff done. When kids aren’t doing silly things like wandering

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Never Got the Hang of Tuesdays

Never Got the Hang of Tuesdays

Today was rough. I won’t complain, but I will say I chose the wrong day to wear heels to work. And to wear a blouse that was just fine in air-conditioning, but then on an afternoon of record-breaking heat having

End of a Poker Game #SixSentenceSunday

End of a Poker Game #SixSentenceSunday

From Knight Errant, a poker game about to go seriously wrong. I love this scene. 😀 (Knight Errant is in Taro’s POV. His Faithful Squire is in Rafe’s, in case you’re confused by recent Six Sentence posts.) Captain Wallis looked

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Horse-Poor But Life-Rich

Horse-Poor But Life-Rich

The first time I heard the term “horse-poor” I was watching John Wayne in The Sons of Katie Elder. The context made the meaning immediately clear, and I loved the term. Having grown up around horses, I knew just how

Pretend Enthusiasm

Pretend Enthusiasm

Still here! I think. Yes, it’s the weekend. But sometimes the weekend is only enough to get done the stuff you didn’t do all week, and that’s been my experience these last two days. (Aside from all the napping, anyway.

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To the People Who Know

To the People Who Know

To all the kind people who know that the person answering the phone is pretty much never the one who had the authority to mess up your life in whatever way it has been messed up of late–thanks. I’m sorry

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South Atlantic Anomaly

South Atlantic Anomaly

Go here to read more about it. I just needed to say it again. South Atlantic Anomaly. 🙂 This belt of antimatter is small, and any threat it poses to those who pass through the anomaly is dwarfed by all

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