Archive for May, 2018


Thursday, May 24th, 2018

Weds/Thurs/Fri forecast this week (aka STILL AT WORK): sunny, some clouds, temps ranging from 70s to mid 80s Sat/Sun/Mon forecast (aka HOLIDAY WEEKEND): cloudy, t-storms, rain, temps dropping to mid-50s Sunday Tues/Weds/Thurs forecast next week (aka BACK TO WORK TIME): sunny, temps around 80 all three days COME ON, NATURE! Why you gotta be like […]

workaday Wednesday

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

I already posted about work once this week, so this is more about adulting in general. Because can I just say, being an adult is so, so much easier than being a kid. Like, obviously that’s not true in every single situation ever, but on Monday I overheard this conversation (at work, even, so it […]


Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

Waaaaaay back in college I did a thing called Leadershape, which google tells me is a commonly used word to describe a variety of group-skills based programs. The one I did was a week, and I mostly remember all the vegans being upset that the cooks kept putting butter on the vegetables. (Today I am […]

checklist for back to work

Monday, May 21st, 2018

1. restock all snacks in work bag 2. check the weather — which hoodie shall I wear today? 3. download a few new stories and email them to myself (just in case) 4. check in on writing project — put it on the To Ponder While Driving list 5. try to remember if I was […]


Sunday, May 20th, 2018

it’s caturday!

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

The thing about being scared of everything is that you get pretty good at doing things that scare you. (So I was thinking about this during the week, and remembering the Charlie Brown Christmas special, and it turns out pantophobia is a real word — also called omniphobia, which really missed an opportunity to be […]

fic rec Friday

Friday, May 18th, 2018

Soft Shocks, by stereobone “And why,” says Thor, “would I need to come with you to J├Âtunheim?” “Ah, well,” Loki says. “They may be under the impression that we’re married.”

workaday Thursday

Thursday, May 17th, 2018

My workplace is trying to introduce 360-degree reviews, even though right now it’s really more like ‘your manager reviews you, and you review your manager!’ Which isn’t… exactly the same thing. When I was a manager, I asked for this once — all the employees reviewed me. It was awful. I don’t know what I […]

spring thing

Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

I love sleeping barefoot, but I also hate it when my feet are cold. So in the winter I wear socks to bed, and in the summer I don’t. (Unless it’s cold. Weather is weird.) Which is to say, last night when I went to bed it was warm, and my toes enjoyed freedom. That’s […]

whatever works

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Option A: me, when I’m not consistently exercising: wakes up with aches and pains, cranky; also feeling slightly guilty about not exercising Option B: me, when I’m exercising more: wakes up with aches and pains, cranky; also feeling slightly proud of myself I mean, realistically speaking I just cycle between those two over and over […]