A Caramel Macchiato and Detective Chimenti

I set up a pretty significant interview last week. I set up interviews, and conduct interviews, every single day. They are not difficult. Rarely do they make me nervous or hesitant. I've discovered that the silver bullet for social anxiety is to manipulate your life such that every interaction takes place solely with the focus … Continue reading A Caramel Macchiato and Detective Chimenti

Tarot Tuesday and Devil’s Advocate

Not gonna lie, you guys. I was hoping for this guy to pop up sometime soon. The Devil. "Am Fear-millidh" in Scottish gaelic, assuming I'm not beling lied to (and I have to be honest I'm not trying exceedingly hard to make sure I'm not...my strategy is basically find an online translator that is NOT … Continue reading Tarot Tuesday and Devil’s Advocate

Hell to da Naw Naw and Wonderful Women

First of all, you guys, I discovered my new ringtone on YouTube last night. It's the chorus of this amazing song that I never knew existed but which has changed my life for the better and is now my personal theme song as well: This weekend was the 17th annual Women are Wonderful in Warren. … Continue reading Hell to da Naw Naw and Wonderful Women

Functional Poverty and Your Hard Earned Tax Money

This started out as a response to a Facebook comment from someone with absolutely no insight into how bright their privilege burns in their thoughtless response to a simple "be kind" meme Clearly, it grew swiftly and viciously out of control, becoming entirely inappropriate even for the most dedicated and zealous of keyboard warriors to … Continue reading Functional Poverty and Your Hard Earned Tax Money

Sailor J and Tinfoil Hats

So, I clearly need to start wearing a tinfoil hat in my house because this bitch got some kinda brain scramblin' device or something. Because the dialogue for this entire video is my internal monologue. And this girl right here found some kinda way to make that shit marketable. https://youtu.be/tDdq8XG3zFc She is clearly plagiarizing the … Continue reading Sailor J and Tinfoil Hats

Bagel Day and a Couple of Kittens

Harper and I had some very much needed Mom-Harper time. Raising multiples can be difficult for any number of reasons. Raising multiples of very differing personalities, without someone to help break up what can quickly become a rather triangulated interpersonal dynamic from time to time? God damn, it's frustrating. I never cease to marvel at … Continue reading Bagel Day and a Couple of Kittens