Vacation, All I Never Wanted

Allow me to preface this post by saying that I am fully aware the following story has a "first world problems" vibe, but sometimes, I just want to complain. Thus, I'm going to. This post will also contain descriptions of some rather gross medical conditions, but no pictures, so here is a trigger warning for … Continue reading Vacation, All I Never Wanted

Try

I think it's a safe bet to say that most folks have heard the saying, "If at first you don't succeed, try and try again." I must admit, I am someone who has been known to try and then give up at the first whiff of an undesirable outcome. Contributing factors often include fear of … Continue reading Try

Worth 1000 Words #9: Snowtober 2011

Some of you, particularly those of you who reside in the northeastern United States, might remember the freak snowstorm of October 2011, which resulted in near state-wide power outages and general icy desolation in some areas. It was Halloween weekend. My parents were visiting for a few days, and would be taking my grandmother (with … Continue reading Worth 1000 Words #9: Snowtober 2011

Worth 1000 Words #4: The Limping Duck

Allow me to tell you a story about The Limping Duck. It actually sounds like a name for a pub or a tavern of some sort. A cozy, if ¬†eccentric hole in the wall known for attracting curious passersby while¬†managing to land few regulars. I'm sensing a semi-nautical theme, perhaps antique style with a floral … Continue reading Worth 1000 Words #4: The Limping Duck