I think that only truly happy people can do this, can pave their road before they've actually traveled it, people comfortable with their life choices
I've been thinking rather heavily upon the idea of New Year's resolutions. And I've decided that this year, I'm not going to make any. The words "New Year's resolution" have a temporary ring to my ears, perhaps because of so many jokes about people's resolve lasting until January 2, or maybe because of so many … Continue reading So You Think You Want a Resolution
I've shared many things with you, dear readers, some of them painful for me, most of them painful for you. But you're still hanging around, you masochists, so I'm about to inflict even more abuse upon your tender heads. Allow me to share the latest skirmish in my ongoing, exasperating, fiercely waged war with autocorrect … Continue reading Ducking Autocorrect!
I realize I don't blog as much as I should. I'm sitting here right now while Long-Suffering Spouse, WonderBoy, and La Princessa are recovering from a walk with the buttercup (which temporarily ended my daily Dora the Explorer purgatory), thinking about stress. They say confession is good for the soul. You know why? It relieves … Continue reading Of Clones & Confessions- oh, and Happy Independence Day!
My husband brought the mail in Thursday, but thankfully I didn't see it until yesterday morning. Before work, he tossed a nice little official-looking letter from the IRS, addressed to Running Ink Press, onto my side of the dining room table. I thought to myself, "Uh-oh, I wonder if I checked a wrong box or … Continue reading The Power of Paying Attention
Recently, I found myself in a situation that I (a) never thought I'd find myself in, and (b) couldn't quite believe was happening because stuff like this only happens in books. In short, without all the gory details, I learned that I someone I had a close association with does not really exist; the person … Continue reading Honor Amongst People Who Make Up Crap for a Living
Getting the October 2011 issue of Forever Nocturne formatted and sleek was an effort in frustration. I had nothing but problems with formatting and links being stripped out, paragraphs being rearranged - and then it happened on my personal blog a week later. So - being me - I decided to contact WordPress Support. Here's my … Continue reading So Hard to Get Good Help
Over the years since I walked out of the last church I attended, I’ve contemplated writing a blog about my experience with “organized religion.” I’ve resisted for a long time; I didn’t want to stir the waters with a bitter stick. Recent events have reminded me of all the reasons I had for walking away, … Continue reading Going Back to God
[tweetmeme source="sharongerlach" only_single=false service="tinyurl.com"]HC Palmquist--God love her--was sooooooooo kind as to tag me for this random, compulsory blogpost. I decided to participate rather than pound the crap out of her because I'm procrastinating doing my homework anyway, and at least this way I'll look busy. ♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥ Ten Things That Make Me Happy 10. My family. … Continue reading Ten Things I Hate Abo—er…Ten Things That Make Me Happy
As I said, I make no resolutions, mostly because I don't like to make promises that I can't keep. So instead I make a few goals that I think are attainable.