The other day at work I set up snacks for the kids after the sports clinic. Snack that day was apple slices and orange juice. For one reason or another, some of the parents who signed up for the future weeks brought their snack that day as well so I had boxes of Capri Suns, … Continue reading Childhood Entitlement
A few months ago I was making a hardboiled egg for my niece. She had just learned about the wonderful delicacy and suddenly wanted one every day. So I went ahead and got one ready for her. Her father came to pick her up and I went off to work. Zumba day, so only two … Continue reading Remember
My mind’s a blank. Whenever I need to think, I have naught. Only at night when I want nothing more than the beautiful grace of sleep do I swim in the mesmerizing waves of thought and brilliance. In my quest for perfection my mind quit. It wanders, it stops, or it waits for me to … Continue reading Paint Stripper
Anyone catch the Mayweather-McGregor fight on Saturday? Long story short, McGregor lost, although I was rooting for him. I'm not a huge fan of sports but the primal side of me likes watching people pummel each other for a short period of time. What a distraction because I completely forgot about the hurricane forcing its … Continue reading Mayweather, McGregor, and Harvey
I know I wasn’t supposed to but I looked directly at the sun today. Not the brightest of decisions. My eyes hurt now, like I exercised them too much, plus reality does not feel so. I think those sun rays went through my eyes and damaged my brain, too. You ever get those days where … Continue reading Solar Eclipse
I, like many Americans, get a lot of spam mail. They're the normal call girls, magic pills to make me a million kinds of things, foreign royalty asking for financial assistance, etc. Another weird one that's come around are phony job offerings. Usually they're clumsy sequence of words that roughly ask me to accept weird … Continue reading Poetry in Life
With my own two ears the other day I heard one of the most common complaints about women: distracting attire. That day I went into work to do some classroom preparation before the school year starts. I’m not actually a real teacher, by the way. I’m more of a cheaper alternative to an actual paid … Continue reading Let Them Wear Shorts!