Escape of the Inner Monologue

World, inside of my head. Inside of my head, world.

On a Roll

It’s been one of those times around our house. You know, the times that cause other people to wonder which deity you managed to piss off so badly. I even got sent pity flowers by my stepmom. That kind of time. Two weeks ago on a Saturday, I came down with strep throat. I had a fever so high my doctor later chided me for not going to the ER. Tuesday afternoon, my.. Read More


Our office is definitely food friendly. On Fridays, you can spot a delivery person trying to balance a couple dozen bagels, a bag of cream cheese tubs and sugar packets, and boxes of coffee while summoning the elevator in the lobby, and know that Our Lady of Free Breakfast has once again blessed the last day of the work week. We have a company sponsored happy half hour at 4:30 on Fridays.. Read More

You Can Only Be Told So Many Times

“You should start a blog.” I’ve gotten this comment on numerous FB posts, in response to emails, and written on used Kleenex tucked into my hand in a crowded bar. It’s a tremendous compliment. Not being given a used Kleenex. But being told that people like what they read from you so much, they would actively visit a website full of nothing but your specific ramblings and navel gazing. That’s high praise,.. Read More