What would we have done if we had only eight fingers instead of ten? Would we have lost eight and nine and gone straight from seven to ten? How would we have marked significant milestones that we now note in terms of fives and tens? These are the questions that popped in my head with so... Continue Reading →


The R Word

Today's topic from the Daily Post was to name a resolution I actually kept. My immediate thought was, "All year?" Because the answer to that is just me laughing hysterically. I think the longest I've gone with a New Year's resolution is four months. I know I'm not the only one who's never kept a... Continue Reading →

2012 in Review

A cold, rainy day here in Upstate SC provided the perfect opportunity for me to look back on my 2012. All in all, it wasn't as eventful as 2011 but not nearly as sucky as 2010 — or 2008 for that matter — but I find myself comparing years to 2002. For some reason I... Continue Reading →

Back to Basics

It sounds a little cliché these days:  "We need to get back down to basics."  Not the best title, but the basic premise behind me starting this blog was to do more writing, and while things started off strong for about two years, the number of posts have definitely dwindled down. But I want to... Continue Reading →

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