Category Archives: End of the World

Joan’s Farrier

Ain’t everybody cut out to be Joan of Arc. The old proverb goes something like this: For want of a nail… For want of a fastener, the buffer between soft feet and rough terrain came aloose and emperilled the mission. … Continue reading

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Group Project Gone Bad

Anybody every have an assignment from hell GROUP PROJECT in school? Anybody like them? Life’s like a permanent group project. There’s no end-of-semester relief in sight. We have to live with all these other people as long as we all … Continue reading

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When Harry Traveled With Sally

I’ve been thinking (a rare and dangerous occurrence that usually requires significant retail therapy post-thought). As current events filter through my cabbage patch brain, I wonder… Would Harry Meet Sally in today’s world? Consider this: And this: My guess is … Continue reading

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Technicolor Dreams

I’ve heard there are people who don’t remember their dreams. Maybe these are the same people without air-conditioning? I don’t know these people. When I was a kid in the 70s, I had nightmares about the inevitable nuclear holocaust. As … Continue reading

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Hindsight is 20/200

All this scary weather coming through in the middle of the night reminded me of when I was growing up. In my parents’ house the kids’ bedrooms were upstairs. If there was a bad thunderstorm, my mom would come wake us up … Continue reading

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Intellectual Exercises

We stayed up late watching the Zombie King’s team beat the Michigan Men. Staying up late makes me a little goofy. And now I know that it makes Mark even goofier.  We were playing a variation of the “what if … Continue reading

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Winter Solstice, 2012

When Mark and I got married nine years ago on 12/21/2003, we did so with very little planning and absolutely no astrological consultations (this is best for budget-minded individuals). We thought it’d be cool to celebrate our honeymoon in Vegas on … Continue reading

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