managing time

My time management skills are the pits. As are my organizational skills, which I feel would be much better if my time management skills were better. Or maybe it's the other way around? Which came first, the organized Finn or the efficient Finn? Half the time I feel like I'm barely keeping it together without... Continue Reading →

mish mash

Whew, it's only Saturday afternoon and this weekend has exhausted me already. In all good ways though. On the job search front...I applied for what looks like an amazing position and got a very positive response the next afternoon. The HR representative said they were interested in talking to me about it and she sent... Continue Reading →

this is why i’m in therapy folks

Texts this morning from yet another friend who is struggling for different reasons. Sometimes people are incredibly mean, closed minded, and heartless in their well-meaning-ness, if that makes any sense. I know life is difficult and there are struggles to be had. Its not all peachy keen, hunky dory, sunshine, rainbows, and unicorns, but I... Continue Reading →

it just hit me

My little brother is getting married tomorrow. What's that you say? Come again? My little brother is getting married tomorrow? I've been busy packing and ironing (I only iron when I'm severely stalling on the packing thing) but I just sat down to take a breather and it hit me. My little brother is getting married... Continue Reading →

aaaaaand here we are

Hi. I'm in one of those "I feel like talking/typing but I have nothing of value to say but am going to post anyway" kind of moods. Which usually ends up to be long rambling paragraphs about baby poop or the dream I had last night. But you don't mind or else you wouldn't be... Continue Reading →

hello world

I don't have much to say really. But I've learned that when I start out a post that way, it usually turns into a lot of babbling. So we're just gonna go with it. I had lunch with one of my very good friends today who I haven't seen in ages. Sad really. Its just... Continue Reading →

one link per paragraph

the "ipad"???? really??? i'm way out of the loop b/c i just realized this is honest to goodness what apple is calling its new miracle gadget...the "ipad"...and now all i can think of is kotex...hey, apple marketing dept? call me. i bought a few of these for lunch lately...they are yummy delish...spare me the speech... Continue Reading →

padoodiddyloo

don't go all nerdy on me or nuthin' and be googling "padoodiddyloo". i just made it up. i saw this quote today and snickered (people do not use the word "snicker" nearly enough do they? dang i need some chocolate now...) because it reminded me of myself...Henry S. Haskins said..."The time to stop talking is when... Continue Reading →

i love this tonight.

And then, the unspeakable purity and freshness of the air! There was just enough heat to enhance the value of the breeze, and just enough wind to keep the whole sea in motion, to make the waves come bounding to the shore, foaming and sparkling, as if wild with glee. - Anne Bronte (1820-1849), Agnes... Continue Reading →

looking forward and back

I love quotes. And this one by Bill Vaughan made me laugh. An optimist stays up to see the New Year in. A pessimist waits to make sure the old one leaves. Is it a pessimistic quality to love cynicism like that? Ah well, I count it as part of my charm. And here's another... Continue Reading →

quote of the day

This week's quote in my dayplanner (hush, I haven't migrated to the electronic version)... The self is not something ready-made, but something in continuous formation through choice of action. - John Dewey I like this. 

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