Meltdowns are scary.

If you haven't heard, Bill O'Reilly is no longer on FOX News.  The multiple allegations of sexual harassment/abuse have finally been responded to in a decisive, public way by the network, and he is gone. Recently, an old clip of O'Reilly having a complete meltdown on the set of Inside Edition has been making the … Continue reading Meltdowns are scary.


Gear Shift

Something really wonderful and enormous has happened, but I want to wait until I have The Official Thingamajig before I make a major public announcement.  My brain is thrumming at a million thoughts per second, and I'm sure that only a teeny fraction of all of my thoughts about this Really Big Piece of News … Continue reading Gear Shift

A just because Fun Fact:

At the beginning of the 2016-17 school year, I bought 8 new shirts for my "teacher wardrobe."  Half of them were from the men's section at Forever 21. Guess which shirts I wear the most? (The men's shirts.  Duh. They have stripes and they're the most comfy.)


Temporary Security

This morning I paid the $165 phone bill that is due on Feb. 25. Last week, I paid off the past due balance—so now, for the first time in about 4 months, my phone bill is completely paid off, with no balances. I also wrote Joel's mom a check for $350, to cover rent/bills for … Continue reading Temporary Security


Any Bloglovin’ is Good Lovin’

Follow my blog with Bloglovin ! School starts back up today, but my classes meet T/Th and T/F, so my first day back isn't really until tomorrow. Somehow I am still working on my revision of my ENGL 50 syllabus, which--of course--is why I am momentarily procrastinating by doing a little blog maintenance and research....



10 years ago, I was living in New York City, working for a Broadway general management company. It was a full-time job, although it was not "the job I wanted." Since I was a little girl...


LDT Blahgs.

The blahs. I have them. Or rather, I have had them, and I continue to have them, although at some times, they are less aggressively BLAH than at other times. Hence the name of this site...