It’s a beautiful day in the neighborhood

Today started out busy. Busy is good when you don’t want to think, and I didn’t care for thinking today. I spoke with my mom for about 45 minutes. She’s continuing to dramatize. It’s almost like she watched too many episodes of Rescue 911 with William Shatner, where every segment contains a ‘dramatization’ disclaimer, only […]

And once again

… I am going to be an uncle. I’ve got 2 older half brothers, 2 older half sisters and 1 younger (full) brother. All older siblings are married and have children – 6 nieces and nephews total. I just found out this evening from my mentally ill mother that my younger brother got his ex-girlfriend […]

The Opposite Sex: Rene’s Story

I’m up late again all excited about this blogging. Sure I’d heard about blogs some time ago, but it never really interested me – why would I want to publish my thoughts for everyone to see?! First all of the technical aspects interested me – I can list my blog on other sites, provide a […]

How you say?

Okay, according to the bio page on Jake’s last name is in fact pronounced like Jill, not Gill. Thank you very much. Anyhow, I’ve gotton over my resentment for wasting the $8 on the film, as I’ve developed a much deeper appreciation for Mister Gyllenhall. He’s quite the hottie – even Dustin Hoffman can’t […]

The Day After Tomorrow

I went to the Minnesota Gopher State Roundup this evening – a big AA convention at the Sheritan (formerly Radisson South) at 494 and 100. It continues again tomorrow and goes through Sunday. It was okay. I got there late (phone didn’t wake me from my nap) and ended up having to stand at the […]