• Humor

    Congratulations.

    “Congratulations!” The word makes me uncomfortable. I have not done anything in my life worthy of a congratulations. I have never climbed Mt. Everest. I have never written a Nobel Prize book. And I haven’t found a cure for cancer. I understand the concept – congratulations is a “well wish.” People want the best for you. “Congratulations on your Bachelors degree from K-State! We’re so proud of you!” Thank you. But all I did was stay sober enough for 4 nights out of the week. And actually I’m still drunk from the night before because of this thing called Thursday night 99 cent jack and cokes. Did I just slur that? “Congratulations on your wedding!” Thanks!…

  • Humor

    Home Sweet Home.

    There are 7 billion people on earth. There are 319 million people living in the United States. And there are 2 million people living in the Kansas City metropolitan area. God, fate, karma, hell I don’t know – maybe even this blog itself has a mind of its own and made the world shrivel up to the size of a pea and next thing you know I’m living across the street from the brother of a guy I used to date. We bought a house this weekend. I say that sentence┬álike it was a quick, drive-by decision. It was not. Oh, I drove by. I drove by the┬áhouse and cul-de-sac…

  • Travel

    South Florida.

    My personal email is one of the most interesting places I can write. My father-in-law sent out an email to the family asking for some work help. We went from shooting ideas for his company newsletter (which will probably be another blog post in itself) to my feelings on moving to South Florida. Scott’s family used to live in South Florida for the greater chunk of his life. This is cool when it comes to vacationing – South Florida/Keys is one of my most traveled places since I’ve been married to Scott. It’s not so cool because they know what it’s like to actually live there. My midwest mind tried…