Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

I’m one of those hopeless nostalgics, the ones who lament about the fading away of the “good old days” and desperately, futilely tried to bring them back or recreate them somehow. Bah! ¬†Humbug. ūüėČ I think I’m finally beginning to embrace the newest Turn of the Century. ¬†In fact, I’m almost beginning to feel comfortable … More Maybe the 21st century *doesn’t* suck…

Always grieving <3

For the past few years, it seems like I have been in a low-level, almost stealthy state of grief. Sometimes it’s for loved ones, both the 2-legged and 4-legged varieties, who have passed on. ¬†And there are plenty of those. ¬†I’m always amazed when I hear that someone well into adulthood, usually in their 30s … More Always grieving ‚̧


I probably should have written this in the years 2014 or 2015, because after all, that’s how I spent the former (I did allude to it, in this post about my year 2014 in review, though). ¬†To give myself a little credit, I did indeed make a reference to it in 2014’s year-end post, but … More Shedding¬†

What your restaurant / bar server wants you to know

As some of you know, I’ve been a waitress/server before.  Yes, my pretties, like many other people out there, I spent six (too-)long years on my feet, Suggestively Selling deserts and exotic house-recipe lemonades according to corporate-chain-mandated scripts in restaurants, or convincing tables of drunkards that they needed one more pitcher of beer on Dart League … More What your restaurant / bar server wants you to know