Because let’s face it, they often don’t pan out how you expect them to. Sometimes things happen close but not quite to how you planned it, and other times it’s an unmitigated disaster. What I discovered yesterday is that having a linear plan isn’t always the best, because if and when things go awry, if […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 6: Best-Laid Plans"
So, I haven’t had much time the last couple days to update and it’s not looking like I’m going to have a lot of time in front of the computer for the next few days. What to do? Well, I decided to see if I could do updates from my smartphone. Looks like I can, […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 5: Modern Technology"
How many times do we see people on social media complaining about their jobs? Hel, how many times have *I* done it? I would wager people complain far more often than praise their jobs. So, today, in a sort of a microcosm of the whole Days of Gratitude concept, I am going to state a […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 4: The Job"
A few months ago I had to replace my keyboard. It was the one that came with my aging desktop but I was a bit lean on cash, so I got a cheapie replacement. I think it only cost me $12. From the day I started using it, I hated it. The backspace key was […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 3: New Keyboard!"
As a kid I always liked Christmas Eve more than Christmas Day. Sure, ripping open presents and then visiting family on the Christmas Present World Tour was always great, but nothing could beat going to church with my grandmother and having that “one present” before going off to bed and fighting to stay awake. Christmas […]Read more "Days of Gratitude, Day 2: Christmas Eve!"
When engaging in discussions on Heathenry, there will inevitably be a conflict in which one person will feel unnecessarily attacked, and someone else will chime in, “Heathenry is a shame-based” culture, religion, or philosophy. I’m not so sure of that. Look, maybe it was at one point a dozen centuries ago, but in 2015, if […]Read more "To Hel(l) With Shame"
How many of us have them? Friends. Ones we can depend on? If you find yourself singing that later, thank me. If you need a hammer to drive it home… For my first act of gratitude, I would like to express my utmost thanks for friends. Real friends. People who I have known over the […]Read more "Days of Gratitude: Day 1- Friends"