Category Archives: just thinking out loud

i need to change

A good life is when you assume nothing, do more, need less, smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed you are. I found this quote on Pinterest, and it just felt like the nudge I needed … Continue reading

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father’s day is coming

For whatever reason, Father’s Day has never bothered me much. Mostly I think it is due to the fact that I have had longer to deal with it, and also that it isn’t as in your face as Mother’s Day. … Continue reading

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thanksgiving is about gratitude

Usually around this time of year, I post my annual rant about the commercialization of the holidays, and how every year the advertisements for Christmas, in particular, come earlier and earlier. Despite that this year I have seen TV commercials … Continue reading

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health care is not free

A few days ago, some additional mandates went into effect (well, sort of)1 under the Affordable Healthcare Act. Many of the new services covered were for specifically for women, and included things like annual exams, domestic violence assessment2, and contraception. … Continue reading

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news of the day

Woke up this morning to news that 8 athletes competing at the Olympics in badminton were disqualified for essentially, cheating. It seems that in an effort to end up at the next round with a lesser competitor, they decided to … Continue reading

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let’s talk about fair

fair ⎜fe(Ə)r⎟ (adjective): in compliance with the rules. I just want to remind people what fair means. It has been a bit disconcerting hearing people say that what happened to American gymnast, Jordyn Weiber, was unfair. That she was robbed … Continue reading

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ants

I wish there weren’t ants in the bathroom. I wish they weren’t the furry kind that bite. I really would just like to pee in peace.

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