Blog Challenges 2017

S is for Stress: #AtoZChallenge (one day late)

Shit That I am Trying to Juggle (and Mostly Failing At, Miserably): Keeping up with basic housekeeping (slightly bettwe this week, but I also wasn’t working, so…) Keeping up with home repairs and touch-ups (downstairs toilet hasn’t worked right for, um, weeks/paint desperately needs touch-ups/it’s probably bad that our tree has grown through our telephone… Continue reading S is for Stress: #AtoZChallenge (one day late)

Blog Challenges 2017 · Personal

R is for Reading: #AtoZChallenge (two days late)

You never really appreciate the simple pleasures afforded to you until those pleasures are stripped away. Growing up, I loved reading.  I would read and reread my favorite books multiple times, literally wearing out the spine on a select few (my copy of Stephen King’s The Eyes of the Dragon came out of my 7th… Continue reading R is for Reading: #AtoZChallenge (two days late)

Blog Challenges 2017 · Personal

P is for Pets: #AtoZChallenge (two days late)

My two-year-old nephew is terrified of cats.  This generally has not presented a problem, since my folks are a little wary to let their cat around him anyway; he’s not vicious, but his claws don’t fully retract and he’s gotten attention-seeking in his old age.  We’d warned the kids at a very young age to… Continue reading P is for Pets: #AtoZChallenge (two days late)

Blog Challenges 2017 · Personal

N is for “Never Have I Ever:” #AtoZChallenge

There’s a line in Hamilton – and yes, if given the opportunity, I will bring everything back to Hamilton – where he declares, “There’s a million things I haven’t done, but just you wait.” I’d like to think that’s true for me; that there are still ample opportunities for me to do the myriad things… Continue reading N is for “Never Have I Ever:” #AtoZChallenge