“Of course there is no formula for success, except perhaps an unconditional acceptance of life, and what it brings.”      -Arthur Rubinstein Advertisements

Haters Gonna Hate

Okay, I’m just going to go on a little rant here about how it’s the 28th of November and Christmas music has already been playing publicly for over a week! For starters, Christmas music is absolutely the most tedious genre of music to exist. It’s the only genre that should absolutely not be played year round. … More Haters Gonna Hate

Almost Over

In the past year, blogging has become one of my favorite pastimes. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – it’s great to encounter the vast numbers of like-minded or like-interested people all around the world. I wouldn’t have even known there were so many great personalities out there if I had never … More Almost Over

Left Field

Not all surprises are good surprises. Sometimes, a matter of days before Thanksgiving, you’re told that your aunt has stomach cancer. It just comes up out of left field and then its there staring you in the face, and you’re there staring it in the face, unable to react and not exactly sure what to … More Left Field

Blurb Blurb Blurb

/Blurb The First/ Last night I pierced my sister’s ears, with a safety pin. I had my ears pierced that way by a friend a few years ago, and while it was a slightly traumatic few minutes, I look back on it fondly. Gabrielle, who hasn’t ever had anything pierced, was suddenly contemplating getting hers … More Blurb Blurb Blurb

Taken For Granted

This month being November, and home to US Thanksgiving, I’ve been trying to put more thought to the things I’m grateful for. There are, of course, more than I can count. How do you encapsulate so many good things, especially the ones you take for granted and rarely remember to truly appreciate? In college I’d … More Taken For Granted