Winter blahs?

February 15, 2013 By In Babble, Riding No Comment

Sometimes, when the snow has gone to slush and the world is dingy and grey and caked with salt, the longing for spring pierces like a knife. I love winter, love hoodies and yoga pants and slippers and robes. I love warm, comforting food and soft, fuzzy blankets. I love snugly dogs and long, dark

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Blah Blah Blah with a Dash of Bleh

February 11, 2013 By In Babble No Comment

So… I realized the other day that I haven’t really been sick this winter. A few minor sniffles and stomach upsets but nothing that lasted more than a day or so. I knocked on wood the second I realized it but I also gave myself a little pat on the back. I am pretty sure

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iPad!

January 23, 2013 By In Babble No Comment

Squeeeeeeeeeee! I love it!!! That is all.

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Splurge

January 16, 2013 By In Babble 1 Comment

So…  I’m getting an iPad. I’m getting a small settlement from the accident I was in this past fall and we decided to use it for one necessary thing, one splurge and one “help someone else” thing. So we’re buying a new bed — because ours is at least 943 years old.  We need one.

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When I was Single and Going to Bars

January 9, 2013 By In Blog No Comment

Many years and a few lifetimes ago I was a single man. Yeah that’s hard to believe right? But I swear to God it’s true. And like a lot of single men I went to bars. I was never the guy to go to a bar just to hangout though. I never understood why anyone

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Stay

January 9, 2013 By In Love No Comment

What was it that comic said the other night? You know you’ve found the one when you no longer want to leave?  When you recognize all their little faults and annoying traits and horrible habits and, if it were anyone else, you’d be out the door — but because it’s them you think…  nah…  I”ll stay.

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Happy?

January 8, 2013 By In Life No Comment

Some days I think people do not know how to be happy anymore. I feel like I”m surrounded by negativity, by people who don’t have anything to say unless it’s something unkind, sarcastic, snarky or mean. It seems like people don’t have anything good in their lives. Or, when they do, it’s so short lived.

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Perspective

January 4, 2013 By In Rants and Raves 3 Comments

Every once in awhile I pull out one of those old school,  C battery taking, traditional plastic vibes that cost less than $15.  Or a $10 pocket rocket. I take them out and I use them and I get off like lightening and I grin, remembering the days when they were all I had and I

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Video killed the radio star

January 2, 2013 By In Babble, Riding 3 Comments

Hello.  I hope you’re not expecting much.  I know it’s been awhile — and today my fingers felt the urge to type and type so here I am — but I still don’t have much to say. How about a list?  Lists are easy and catch you up fast, right? Right. So a list it

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Tablet Blogging

September 21, 2012 By In Blog 1 Comment

What can inspire a blogger who hasn’t blogged in months to open the old wordpress?  An app on the Nook,of course. Yes. This is just a test. Sorry! I truly suck.

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Blues

June 5, 2012 By In Life 4 Comments

I’m a pretty up kind of person. I try not to let shit bog me down, try not to let the little things worry me too much, try to live in the moment and be thankful for what I have. But lately? I have the blues, man. Mostly it’s little stuff; the kid growing up

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Crush

June 4, 2012 By In Babble No Comment

Just because it made me say yes, I think I’ve done that. In another life.

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Just because…

June 3, 2012 By In Babble No Comment

…you think you know me doesn’t mean you do. I’m starting to think that ALL the people who *think* they know me stopped paying attention a long time ago. Do you know me? Or do you know the me you saved in your head that may have fit the me I was then but no

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Bits and Fluff

May 21, 2012 By In Babble, Blog No Comment

A million small pricks will damage the heart as much as a single large blow.  More, maybe. Insomnia sucks.  Cycles of sleeping too much and not sleeping enough leave you looking and feeling  ragged and blue. Make up doesn’t help Spring makes my heart smile Open windows and breezes make Sunday mornings in bed a

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Easy

December 28, 2011 By In Life No Comment

I?  Am entirely too susceptible to suggestion.  I read about coffee, I need to make a cup of coffee. I read about breakfast, I’m hungry for eggs. In the series of books I’m reading one of the main characters keeps nibbling on glazed almonds.  Of course I am now sitting here with glazed pecans (I

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Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2011 By In Life 2 Comments

It is so quiet in the world of blogs and blogging lately.  Seriously, my reader is humming Silent Night every time I open it.  Nobody has a thing to say and those who do are too busy to say it. Here, too. Between work and running around, preparing for the holiday and shopping for the gifts and

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Testing

December 12, 2011 By In Babble 2 Comments

Because testing stuff is fun and I have nothing else to say! (Which is not really true. I came here to do a real post and got distracted by some updates)

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Fail?

December 1, 2011 By In Babble 2 Comments

Well, it’s December. Nablopomo is over.  I fail at writing every day. I did, however, write 17 posts which is way better than the 12 I wrote the rest of the year. This?  Is not my year for blogging, apparently. That’s okay, though. It’s been a busy year for life. I’ve been blogging since September

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No no nablopomo

November 23, 2011 By In Babble 2 Comments

How could I ever have succeeded with something that starts with naaaaaa, you can’t do it? Oh well. I wrote a little and I changed my theme and I got three different people wanting to advertise with me, all of whom I said hells no to because I just don’t want a blog full of ad banners

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Kitty Hugs!

November 17, 2011 By In Love No Comment

So sweet I cannot stand it. I know this doesn’t count as a real post but, dude, I’m cooking breaded pork chops and can’t be arsed to, like WRITE something, ffs. [vsw id="GzgpeLFf4z4" source="youtube" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"]  

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There

November 16, 2011 By In Babble 5 Comments

See that picture?  I want to be there. For about a month.  And anyone who yells at me or acts like a wiener gets the bridge pulled up on ‘em. Some bits of tid since I have nothing else today: I woke up sicker than I was yesterday.  It feels like this flu was running

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Ticky Tacky

November 15, 2011 By In Babble, Life, Riding 3 Comments

Sometimes, when I’m out on the bike, I sing this song. I don’t have a radio on the bike and it’s illegal to use an iPod so I tend to sing to myself.  I don’t know any whole songs so my singing sounds a lot like one of those late night informercials for 80s Love

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A Letter to No One

November 14, 2011 By In Rants and Raves No Comment

Times of extreme selfishness generally tend to cause extreme misery.

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Milk and Honey

November 14, 2011 By In Babble No Comment

I didn’t have a cup of coffee, at all, from around 9 am Friday until like 4 pm Sunday. Even since then I’ve only had a couple cups. Black tea with milk and honey is going down a lot better and eases my sore throat at the same time…

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No Plans

November 11, 2011 By In Babble No Comment

I’ll take door number three.

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