Quote of the Day – William Saroyan on Giving Your All

Today is going to be a long, hot day in Portland, Oregon. Try as I might, I cannot shake my case of the “sleeps.” But, we press on, still giving 100% and smiling the whole way. Remember, naps are cheating. 🙂 Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and…

Won’t you take me to…Funk-y-town?

The title of this is far more joyous than I’m feeling right now. I’m in a mood. I’m in a funk. I’m having my own personal b*tchfest. I’m usually pretty good about getting out of the fog. This week has been harder. I don’t have an explanation for it. I’m just grouchy. I’m moody. I’m…

Commentary: “Burn the Koran Day” – WTF?

Normally I go out of my way to stay away from Political or otherwise incendiary commentary on my blog. Mostly because I know there are people who do it for a living and I also know there are people who don’t want to read about it. This time, I just can’t be silent about it….

I haven’t killed yet…

I hesitated to actually write this post. Writing this post would mean that I would have to admit that for the last 6 months I’ve been secretly smoking. But, A week ago, I quit again. A couple of my friends have mentioned that they’ve quit so it only seemed right that I mention it too….

I shouldn’t care…

But I do. It angers me that some people are allowed to get away with being the triumph of mediocrity when some of us really enjoy working hard and putting in an honest days’ work. Now sure, to be fair, I get to take little breaks within my day. We all need a break now…