She absolutely has me pegged, to a point that I don’t believe anybody has ever verbalized to me before, and in a way so elegant that it struck me to the point of writing this blog. She said, “You’re always waiting for the other shoe to drop, aren’t you?”
Today, I closed on my house. Oversized for my needs, it was also listed at a low enough sale price for me to purchase it without a house loan. Yes, I get it; I’ll still have to pay utilities (who doesn’t?), insurance (who doesn’t?), taxes and upkeep, but it should be less expensive than renting
People often criticize the “working class poor” when they tend to be overweight. The reality is that fattening foods, high in carbohydrates, are simply less expensive. I’ve tried to eat healthy, but despite what my “non-GMO” friends claim, it truly is expensive to eat healthy. Sure, broccoli isn’t very expensive, but neither is it filling. It’s just plain expensive to be poor.
Aging is not easy. I’m learning this the hard way. We lose too many things as we age, our eyes, our hearing and even our sex drive, but with our experience, making love with an older man would blow your mind.
With a doctorate in the sciences, academic and industrial experience, both bench level and administrative backgrounds, I’m supposed to be successful, aren’t I?
News today is history tomorrow.
America would have never been settled had it not been for the assistance (and permission) of the Native Americans.
Full disclosure; I’m writing this on the Monday before Thanksgiving. I’m a little bit ahead (not as much as I would like to be) so this is forecasting rather than reflecting.
This year, many people have learned the hard way that large crowds, such as Black Friday shopping crowds, are incredibly dangerous.
Which begs the question, why, for the love of God, do I keep trying at all?