Talk about what you love

Talk about what you love and keep quiet about what you don't.~Quote from Liberal Arts movieI heard this tonight and thought it was profound. So many of us (myself included) are negative and choose to focus on what we hate rather than what we love. I found that in the past couple years that I... Continue Reading →

beauty in this beholder’s eye

I thought today of what is beautiful to me.Here is what came to mind:1. Birds' nests in leafless trees2. An old journal saved for many years3. Globes and old maps4. Snow blanketing a hushed place5. Books of all different heights on a shelf6. Letterpress prints7. Trains abandoned on the tracks8. Dimples on chubby cheeks9. Ripples... Continue Reading →

most worthless words

On the radio they were taking calls for the most annoying words of 2010. "Whatever" won in a poll. To me, that's not that bad.That got me thinking...Most annoying words:1. Sure As in an answer to a question. Answer the god damn question! 2. FruitionIt's one of those words I think people say just to... Continue Reading →


Not as bad as it looksI hate condiments. I always have. Ketchup, mustard, barbecue sauce, soy sauce, even salad dressing. Basically, if it comes in a bottle and sits on the fridge door shelf, I hate it.However, if it comes in a jar, it could be a different story (I know, I'm complicated). Mayonnaise has... Continue Reading →


Do you ever wish you lived somewhere else? Anywhere other than Omaha, NE (or, insert your city's name here)? When I was little, my sister and I used to say we wanted to still live in the states, just in different states. She wanted to live in Montana, and I wanted to live in Louisiana.... Continue Reading →

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