Making Mom Watch Star Wars

Something you probably don't know about my mother is that she's a big fan of Good Morning America. This morning show, if you aren't aware, is a staple on the ABC network. ABC, of course, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Disney. Therefore, any time anything in relation to Disney or any of its properties needs … Continue reading Making Mom Watch Star Wars

It Pours

I hope it's okay for me to write about all of this. I'm not asking permission from anyone. I mean, I know it's okay for me to write about this stuff as far as my typical readers are concerned. The thing is, all of this stuff is making me feel anxious. Anxiety is not a … Continue reading It Pours

Question of the Week #195

Of all the people close to you, whose death would you find most disturbing? I really hope it's not a cop out to say my mother. Because, at this point, that would probably tear me up the most out of anyone I know, be it friend or family. She's the only parent I have left. … Continue reading Question of the Week #195

Question of the Week #192

When you are with your friends, do your interactions include much touching--for example, hugging, kissing, roughhousing, or rubbing backs? Would you like to have more of this? No. And no. At least... not as far as I'm concerned. I very much enjoy my personal space. I get uncomfortable when there are crowds full of people … Continue reading Question of the Week #192

I’ll Be There For You

I'm certain we've established that I, from time to time, have some pretty freakin' bizarre dreams. Exhibit A. At times, they can be kind of disturbing. Exhibit B. Recently, I had a dream that was, yes, bizarre. But it was less disturbing than it was incredibly awesome. In this dream, I was married. But I … Continue reading I’ll Be There For You

He Would Have Been 66 Today

You know, I used to think it odd that my dad would make an effort to mention his grandfather's birthday whenever it came along throughout the year. He would tell me it was Popi's (pronounced like Popeye) birthday and how old he would have been. I never said it out loud, but I know I … Continue reading He Would Have Been 66 Today

A to Z Challenge – We Bought a Zoo

We Bought a Zoo 2011 Directed by Cameron Crowe Quick Synopsis... In this adaptation of Benjamin Mee's memoir about buying and saving a run-down zoo, the locale shifts from Britain to southern California. However, the wacky spirit of the original is retained, complete with escaped tigers and a zoo crew of misfits. Meet the Mee family. … Continue reading A to Z Challenge – We Bought a Zoo