Social Isolation

In the past, I would have taken the term social distancing or isolation and thought about those parties I’ve been to where I dont know anyone and dont talk to anyone, just wandering around looking for the person that brought me and feeling incredibly awkward. Now, its socially acceptable introverting. It’s now ok to stay […]

Spilled milk

In my ACA journey, I’ve been realizing how hard I am on myself. I thought I just wasnt living up to basic expectations but in reality I’m just not perfect and I expect myself to be, then fly off the handle at the thought of being criticized. Its impossible to live up to my own […]

Do not eat garlic naan bread before hot yoga and other life tips

I should write a book of life tips like those. And include why I know why it’s a bad idea. For starters, if you take yourself to breakfast, you may consider smoked trout a delicious and healthy thing to eat (as you should). Be warned however, that if you eat it, you will not get […]

On Elephants

I’ve discovered I really like elephants over the last few years. I really like my elephant lamp (see really old post that I am too lazy to link to) and I have a bracelet and was thinking about elephants today while shopping deals on Amazon. It got me thinking about the animal itself just now. […]

On being happy

We were reading the al anon daily reflection book Hope For Today, and today the reflection spoke of a woman who was happily married, with a good job and not used to being happy (sound familiar?). She spoke of lying awake at night, worrying her car would break down, etc etc, and how the only […]

Gopher State

I’m currently a resident of a state whose chosen to be known as, the gopher state. I’d like to know who thought the gopher should be the state animal. Not the majestic timber wolf, or some pretty bird or a moose. A flipping gopher. I don’t have anything against gophers, really. Personally I’ve only seen […]

On disappointment

It’s been nearly a year since I quit smoking. The anxiety attacks have lessened, and even when I crave a cigarette the appeal isnt what it was. Also I’ve been saving the mon-ay. Enough to get Lover and I out on a little weekend trip to Flawridaw. I was so ready to get out of […]