OK, sorry for the long wait between posts, if you are caring and all that. I wrote 2 wonderful, brilliant, Pulitzer-prize winning posts, but in my fervor of typing I hit the exact right keystrokes to completely obliterate both of them before they saw the light of ‘net. Now you guys get to have this … Read more

Being Bipolar

I have bipolar II disorder. I bring this up because I’m struggling with the symptoms today and in trying to understand and deal with the disorder, I hope that talking about it will help — at least hopefully help others that deal with this same problem. Bipolar 2 is different from regular bipolar disease (aka … Read more


Money is a funny thing. It doesn’t matter if you have a lot or a little, it is something way too easy to obsess over. My husband and I find ourselves in the position I have long had as a semi-goal: we can spend $20 here and there and not really notice. I have been … Read more


I’m freakin’ addicted to the things. Some I am dying to know what happens in the story and I spend every day watching for updates so I can find out what’s going to happen next, one tiny bit at a time. Some I just love for the art. Some I’m not sure why I read … Read more

My Brother is Cool

Or weird. Take your pick. He is a genius of ancient history and languages, and he’s also rather…unique. So for fun he translated some Britney Spears into Latin. He’s looking into translating them into Akkadian as well but he says he doesn’t have the grammar skills. Not that any of the rest of us would … Read more


OK, I’m freaking lazy about posting to this crazy blog, I’ll admit it. But if there is one thing I am good at, it is procrastination.Case in point: I turn 35 this year and we are just now getting the paperwork done to try and adopt. I’ve known for years that I can’t really have … Read more


OK, I’m going to geek out for a minute here.I don’t particularly care for Internet Explorer or Outlook. It’s not a matter of hating Microsoft’s ill-gotten monopoly so much as I really don’t care for their feature set. I’ve worked with GroupWise as a full PIM/Groupware it whomps Outlook’s keister all over the playground. I … Read more