mumbling of an imbecile

November 10th

I'm grateful for a lot today - perhaps because I'm also frustrated by a lot, and I'm subconsciously forcing that out of my system. Typically I'd be ready to sit down and rant, but I can't do that right now, because I'm too happy. Not ecstatic happy or over the top happy or even outwardly… Continue reading November 10th

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Florida

It's starting to look like this move back to Florida might actually happen. Life has repeatedly taught me the lesson about not counting your chickens before they've hatched, several times this year. But I signed and returned the job offer paperwork, and I've bought flights for a week long teacher's conference in Michigan in June,… Continue reading Florida

mumbling of an imbecile

Delete

I can't even recall the number of posts which I've started to write recently that I've gotten half way through and then gone over to that little "Move to Trash" button and deleted. Do you ever find yourself just writing crap? I do it all the time. But what's worse is when you find yourself… Continue reading Delete

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Give Me Some Heartache

That's not a sentiment you encounter every day, for obvious reasons. Heartache sucks. Whether a person has discarded your friendship without a goodbye, broken your trust, romantically broken your heart, or hurt you in some other way, you get that punched-in-the-gut can't-hardly-breathe sick feeling. Sometimes it hits you hard and passes quickly. Sometimes it sinks… Continue reading Give Me Some Heartache

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Apathy is Exhausting

Yes, apathy is exhausting. Why? I think it's because whether its conscious or not, it takes a lot of energy to not care. Not caring is inhuman. That may not be what you want to hear when you're so tired of things not working out that you've hit apathy. But it's true. It is in… Continue reading Apathy is Exhausting