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


This week my husband found an old tape of mine, so yesterday I was listening to Aerosmith while I cleaned house, and it brought back a lot of memories. Aside from remembering how extremely obsessed with sex that Aerosmith was, and the memories of riding in the back of a green 1968 Camaro in an … Read more


When I was a teenager I was a pretty good kid. Got good grades, ran errands, babysat my younger siblings, went to church, etc. This led to my being labeled something of a goody-two-shoes and I found people who hardly knew me predicting my behavior — often accurately. For some reason this made me livid … Read more

Knowing God

OK, excuse the weakness of my writing on this one. I haven’t had many opportunities to exercise my logic muscles for a number of years and they are pretty flabby. But as I’ve said, there are some things I just want to get out and this venue is more for me than for you, so … Read more

Sins v. Sinners

I am, in general, considered to be a nice person. I say please and thank you, volunteer at hospitals, will watch friends’ children for free, and even occasionally remember birthdays. I’m not perfect, of course, but in general, I’m not too bad. However, I am also very opinionated. I have pretty strong opinions on a … Read more