oops! and today so far

I completely forgot to post yesterday. I realized it around 11:51 pm. I figured I’d do two posts today, but I don’t think that will happen. Oh well, if the NaBloPoMo police come to get me, you know why 🙂 Yesterday I played tennis in the morning fog which was pretty nice actually since there…

Fall Back Eve

Hooray, two days in a row! We “fall back” time-wise tomorrow. No one really likes it to be dark at 5 pm, but that’s what’s going to happen! So yesterday, I updated you on my October and said that Mom & I were going to see Steve Poltz. We did, and it was fun! I…

Day 14 – Ann Arbor

Shortly before the kids went off to school, I made my way downstairs at Laurel’s house to see the fairly typical morning at her house. Then, Laurel & I had coffee and chatted. I took a shower, then we left for breakfast at Anna’s House which was really good. It wasn’t raining yet, so we…

Day 8 – Nashville to Ridgway PA

Just a quick post tonight. LONG drive today. Rainy all the way into Ohio. Coming into Cincinnati was way more beautiful than I expected. Pennsylvania is beautiful & green. I met up with my friends, Matt & Joey, at the Knights of Columbus Hall for their open mic, had a couple beers & a couple…

Day 2 – El Paso to Austin

After a weird shower malfunction, the rest of the morning went pretty smoothly, and I was on my way around 7:20 am. I had another long drive ahead of me, but unlike the day before when I traveled through 3 states and ended up in the 4th (Texas), today would be ALL TEXAS. It’s a…

Mr. A-Z

Tonight I went to a somewhat ‘secret’ show at Java Joe’s. I got a text on Monday that said Jason would be playing on Wednesday with a number to contact to Venmo some money. On Tuesday, I thought, “What the hell?” And contacted the person to ask if tickets were still available. She promptly replied…

A song moment

“…and tomorrow’s bound to be a better day and I’ll start over, and I’ll find my way yeah, yeah, it’s good to be alive I’m still feeling kinda sad, yeah but it’s good to be alive” – Cathryn Beeks Good to Be It happened on my way home from work. This song came up on…

NPM – 21 of 30

Searching the Sky flying west toward the coast toward home golden horizon beckons promising nothing I’m familiar with what awaits quiet, unspoken thoughts about the trajectory of my life falling into bed, returning to work spouting canned pleasantries about my trip we hurtle through the sky at death-defying speeds through unimaginable cold in relative comfort…

Vacation – day 8: Methil => Kirkcaldy => Aberdour => Edinburgh

We were happy to leave Methil. I didn’t sleep much, though my sleep was okay during its 5 hours. And, weirdly, my sleep machine kind of broke in the morning. The button to turn it off stopped functioning, so I can still use it but I have to plug/unplug to turn it on/off. So that’s…

Vacation – day 6: Allandale => Glasgow

I woke up when I rolled off the twin bed and nearly crashed to the floor. It was around 8 am. Thinking back, I really can’t say how I didn’t knock my head on the side table. I was somehow able to wake up midair and think to put my foot down to stop myself…