Archive for September 2014

Life without a Smart Phone

Life without a Smart Phone
Once upon a time, a work kickball team, not so cleverly named New Kicks on the Block, lost seven to one. To wallow in self-pity afterward, the team found themselves at a local hang out downing one Ebel Weiss after another. The team manager, after a few beers, ended up with slippery hands and sadly... Read more »

Finding Balance between being a Dreamer and a Pessimist

Finding Balance between being a Dreamer and a Pessimist
It’s true, I romanticize everything. I start taking voice lessons and I instantly think I’m eventually going to get to be Maria in the next big Chicago production of the Sound of Music. Why? Because I’m a dreamer. It doesn’t matter that I could only fit three lessons in with my voice coach before he... Read more »

Random Netflix Review: Peace, Love and Misunderstanding

Random Netflix Review: Peace, Love and Misunderstanding
I don’t watch TV. In fact, I only have Netflix and Hulu. No cable. I rarely to never see new movies. Last movie I saw in theater was the first Hunger Games.  Before that, who knows.  It’s not that I don’t like movies, I just think $50 bucks for two tickets, popcorn and soda is... Read more »
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Being a Decent Person is a Crummy Job

I just enjoyed a short conversation with my wonderful Aunt Anne. No not the pretzel, though I frequently enjoy conversations with those as well, but my Dad’s sister. I basically spent the entire time venting about this annoying situation I find myself in that is making my life a bit less enjoyable lately. I want... Read more »