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BloPoMo Day 2: "The Tiredness of Happy"

GenCon 2015 is over and I am now home, preparing to re-enter life as normal.

But last night! Oh, last night! I was “on” last night and determined to have as much fun as possible. 566 more words

Personal Reflection

Ablaze or Burnout?

Burnout! In fact, I am going to strangle the next person that uses the word “amazing.” I was watching a television show and in every sentence, that word was used. 612 more words


Still Good

Today, I had the opportunity to teach my two-and-a-half-year-old daughter an important lesson. Today, her Stuffy broke. For those of you not in the know, Stuffy is a blue dragon stuffed animal from the Disney Junior show “Doc McStuffins”. 389 more words

Social Observation

When Connections Fray

A friend of mine said something interesting to me back in March. She said, “akes me wonder what the next big bonding experience will be,” in reference to mutual friendships and how they have progressed. 1,036 more words

Personal Reflection

Spotlight: Hannah Brencher, TED Talk: "Love Letters to Strangers"

As a fellow epistophile and lover of letters, I admire Hannah Brencher a great deal and have participated in her love letter writing initiative several times. 51 more words

Social Observation

Old tree near harbor of Leland, Michigan - a trace of long ago

The tree rings would reveal the number of years from seedling to the time the tree trunk was cut down to the present size. But judging from the girth, it well may have stood on that spot for 150 or more years, around the time of the U.S. 171 more words

Food and music - simple fun or complicated conjunction?

At first glance there is nothing notable: people in nice cars come from near and far to the afternoon of live music, tasty food and drink. 655 more words