Before this fuck-up of a year is over, I wanna talk about the “E” word You know, the E word. The one that gets you hurt, in trouble, puts your foot in your mouth, the stick up your ass, and your cart in front of your horse. THE, E word. Expectations. No, not the great … Continue reading GREAT EXPECTATIONS
No, not Santa stories. Not Hanukkah stories. Not even family blooper stories, although all of those do get shared as well. Instead, it’s the stories I tell myself...
And, I’ve been holding onto this premise that there is some magical exception to the rule, and maybe I could be it. I suppose I believed that if I tried enough varieties of shit, put my time into testing them out and paid my dues, then I’d get to live the rest of my life basically shit free.
It’s how I’ve been able to see the other side of the struggle, and love them.
Colleague: “So, do you like, think that thinking positive things changes your like, energy? And that negative energy changes it too? Like, does it really matter? Do your thoughts actually change your. . . reality?” Me: “YES! EXACTLY YES. YES. YES. YES!” This was about three-quarters of the way through a really great conversation about … Continue reading TURN THE LIGHTS ON
$780. That’s how much my Tuesday cost. Seven hundred and eighty dollars, and three hours out of my day. I walked out of a meeting, smile on my face, ready to continue what had already been a great start to the day, and then I saw a boot on my front wheel. Parking tickets. I … Continue reading HOLD PLEASE