Posts made in August, 2012

One more political rant- privacy violations

One more political rant- privacy violations

I already semi Pin It ranted about this on Facebook and Twitter. But I’m going to go off a little longer… I am REALLY frustrated that the political campaigns feel the need to constantly violate my privacy. I started realizing it with the political popup ads. I have a popup blocker and I constantly have to temporarily disable it to do my banking. But… when I am surfing...

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I’m back!!!

I’m back!!!

  Part of Pin Itme feels compelled to add the bad version of beotches, because I remember seeing it in a movie and it was funny. Plus, to be perfectly honest, I’ve been in a mood that can only be described as a cross between hysterical, foul, and vainly trying to keep my chin up. Here’s the lowdown… I’ve been having some trouble with my laptop, which is my...

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Time to get political… and think!

Time to get political… and think!

Pin ItI’m fairly intentional about not getting political in public. I’ve got too many online friends on both sides who tend to make jerks of themselves and alienate the other side with their political comments. If you’re looking to read that Obama is the antichrist or that Romney will end democracy as we know it, you should probably find some other blog to read. I...

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The dog days of summer

The dog days of summer

I’m working on some more thoughtful posts, but right now, all I can think about is how much I miss my dog. He’s at the groomer’s today, getting a much needed shave. It’s weird not having him next to me. He spends his days right by my side and I’m sure he inspires me to get more work done. It’s also getting harder, because a little voice inside me reminds me...

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Sending your kid off on the next adventure

Sending your kid off on the next adventure

Our eldest daughter just left for boot camp. A lot of people keep asking us, “are you upset?” or “are you worried?”  My honest answer is, “no. We’re excited for her.” Sure, I understand that she’s going in to the Army, and yes, that means she’ll be around guns, and potentially going in to conflict. But I’m a firm believer in kids...

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