First, I would like to say a belated, long-overdue Hi and Welcome to all of my new followers, likers, and commenters!! Big shout-outs go to you for being your awesomesauce selves! ❤ Second, come on in and make yourselves at home! This is a long-ass-standing personal blog, started over 8 years, 300 miles, and … More Hi!! Welcome and stuff 🙂
I understand a few things to be true: Television is supported by advertising, and it probably always will be. Every human being has an intestinal tract, and that intestinal tract frequently acts up. Every human being goes poop. And every woman has girly parts, which also sometimes act up or even take on an undesirable … More TMI on TV commercials
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
Let’s say you’re in the same boat as my partner and me. We live in the US. We have no health insurance. We couldn’t afford health insurance. Affordable group plans are not available to us (we’re self-employed). We couldn’t afford (and frankly, don’t need or want) the lowest-tier “bronze”-level insurance plan. We don’t qualify for … More No health insurance? So what happens if you *don’t* pay the tax / fine?
In a “previous life”, I was a massage therapist. I had a license, my own practice, and an insane number of hours of training under my belt. It seems so long ago, because, well, it was. Thirteen years, to be almost-exact. So much has happened since then. Rivers of water under bridges and all that. … More 8 things your friendly massage therapy intern wants you to know
OK. It’s the weekend. I don’t have to work. I have the house to myself for a little while, and with that comes sole control of the remote. One of my chosen cable channels is running a Forensic Files marathon (what else is new?). I have a cool carton of chocolate almond milk at my … More Males need love too 🙂
I attended a meeting once in which the focus was on being aware and prepared, in general. I hadn’t expected much from this gathering, as I hadn’t attended any events hosted by this group before. But before I knew it, I found myself whipping out my mobile and taking notes on (unimaginatively) the Notes App. … More Preparedness and awareness [PSA]