Monthly Archives: August 2011

Senior service

Mid-afternoon I was walking from one work building to another when I came upon an elderly woman behind a walker, stopped at the top of an escalator.  She was looking forlornly down the steep, narrow, speedy moving staircase; and while … Continue reading

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Democratic dairy

As I ate a snack today, I looked at the container and thought, “Hey, isn’t this a mayor?” Some days I am genuinely amused and entertained by the way my mind works.  Someone has to be, right?  ;) Stef

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The power of presence

On my walk this evening, I passed by a small pink scooter laying along the side of the road (at the edge of a neighbor’s yard).  I didn’t think too much of it; I just assumed a child had temporarily … Continue reading

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Sugar skills

For the past month I have spent several hours each Sunday at the local craft store, learning how to decorate cakes with butter cream frosting. I hadn’t exactly planned on engaging in this activity this summer.  I don’t really eat … Continue reading

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Words, words, words

I have written here before about how I truly love language. Because I like the subject, and have studied it somewhat intensively at various times in my life, I possess a decently-extensive vocabulary. At times, my colleagues at work will … Continue reading

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Pristine polygamy

While waiting for my car to get serviced today (oil change [and unexpected radiator repair]), I overheard a conversation between a man and a woman.  Both of them were in their early-to-mid 20s, and their discussion went something like this: … Continue reading

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Cheeky chow

Today at the grocery store I had a few run-ins with some sassy foods. The ketchup kept hounding me, asking the same question again, and again, and again…. I don’t know, okay!  Let up already! Then the bean dip decided … Continue reading

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