It all ADDed up — Part I

You'd think I'd have been upset. But a few years ago, when a psychiatrist told me I had Attention Deficit Disorder,* it was a relief. That diagnosis -- one I'd always suspected -- didn't exist during my childhood. But it explained a lot about my life. Why I experienced so much failure in school, jobs, … Continue reading It all ADDed up — Part I

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Guilty pleasures?

Is it wrong? I'm researching Amazon birds while drinking coffee -- coffee being one of many crops destroying these gorgeous creatures' habitat. But I am at Cold Smoke Coffeehouse drinking Papua New Guinea, grown nowhere near the Amazon rainforest, though I'm sure there's destruction going on there as well. But anyway, some of the proceeds from the coffee sold … Continue reading Guilty pleasures?

Spring ain’t all it’s hyped up to be

“Spring is nature's way of saying, 'Let's party!'”                                                 --Robin Williams So today is May 1. May Day -- celebrated by some to honor workers and by others to welcome the coming … Continue reading Spring ain’t all it’s hyped up to be

New Year, new me?

Birthday resolution: Submit at least one blog post monthly It's my new year, as in, I recently celebrated a birthday. Truth be told, I've been working on this post for weeks now. But honestly, birthdays aren't nearly as exciting as they used to be when I was a kid. https://youtu.be/UzwlrLg0IWY In fact, I'd much rather forget … Continue reading New Year, new me?

Toilet Tawk

"Today you can go to a gas station and find the cash register open and the toilets locked. They must think toilet paper is worth more than money."       -- Joey Bishop Is it just me and my dyslexic brain? I just abhor washing my hands in icy cold water. So every time I come … Continue reading Toilet Tawk