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Resolving Pet Peeves: Life is Short

It so easy to allow pet peeves to distract one and to engender a foul mood. Let’s see if I can exorcise them by listing some recent annoyances and thinking through a resolution while I proctor an exam. 244 more words

Curious David


This month I attended a workshop at work about microaggressions. I chose this workshop over others for two reasons: I knew that the presenters would lead a good workshop (they always do), and I wanted to learn more about what microaggressions are and how I can avoid doing them. 704 more words


A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Ahh, where do I begin with this most wonderful of books? I am writing this review several months after reading it and I still get a warm glow through me when I think about this beautiful novel.  238 more words


The Sea of Time

“Time keeps on slippin’, slippin’, slippiin’, into the future.” Fly Like An Eagle, lyrics by Steve Miller and Steve McCarty, ©1976.

For some reason those lyrics keep rolling through my mind as I try to compose a post or two for this blog. 669 more words

Jesus Christ

A Curmudgeon's Manifesto

We live in a time of heightened tension. In fact, we practically live in a zombie apocalypse, and the contagion is codependency. We are all turning into full-time managers of each other’s attitudes, beliefs, and sentiments. 1,439 more words


Go To Bed, Old Man!

I officially became a curmudgeon today. Yep. I heard some pants-on-the-ground teenager use “sick” as a compliment and I instinctively shouted at him to “Get the hell off my lawn!” Unfortunately, I lost a few cool points for being in the soda aisle of the Harris Teeter when it all occurred but what can ya do?


Recent Release Review- How To Impress A Marquess by Susanna Ives

Title: How To Impress a Marquess (Wicked Little Secrets, book #3)

Genre: Historical Romance

Author: Susanna Ives

Publisher: Sourcebooks Casablanca, Nov. 1, 2016

Source: Free for review from the publisher… 221 more words

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