My Bucket List.

Awhile back, I saw a 30 day blog challenge.  I knew full well that I wouldn’t be able to carry out something like that.  I’m not even doing well on the book reading challenge that I started at the beginning of the year — I’m still in the middle of three books but for some reason I keep stalling on actually reading any of them.  So instead of a failed attempt at actually completing the challenge in 30 days, I decided to pick a few of the topics that actually seemed inspiring to write about.  One of those options was ‘a few items off my bucket list.’  Here goes! Continue reading


IMAG1418This is a picture of my view from my favorite place in the entire world, my usual table at Barnes & Noble.  I feel a little like Norm here.  Everybody knows my name even though I don’t come nearly as often as I used to.  More money than should have been spent has been spent here countless times over the last ten years.  And I regret nothing! Continue reading

“Who I Am and Why I’m Here.”

For some reason, today seemed like a really good day to start a blog.  It’s a thought I’ve had multiple times before but never bothered to follow through with.  I absolutely love to write but never seem to have anything worth saying.  Or, at the very least, I feel like nothing I have to say will be worth anything to anyone else.  And I suppose that’s just fine.  I don’t spend every single day worrying about how my words will affect someone — or even if anyone really wants to hear them.  These are MY thoughts.  I’m welcome to them, just like the next person.  And despite the fact that I’m almost sure nobody will bother to read this, I’m still going to share my thoughts with you. Continue reading