Tag Archives: failure

Cold Turkey

23 Nov

The bulging laundry bag and scattered papers refused to be ignored any longer. Thanksgiving Break, with the canceled meetings and extra time falling into my lap meant cleaning was bumped from the backburner. Continue reading

When I Grow Up. . .

21 Feb

A round of giggles shot through the public library. Slightly annoyed, I look up from my laptop, like a librarian glaring over her glasses’ rim. The culprits? One gangly girl, three rowdy boys and a wiry guy in his late 20s sitting at a nearby table.

A curious bunch indeed.

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Let’s Go Power Rangers

12 Oct

Da-da-da-daaaaaaa.

There are some new heroes in town.

Ummm. . .they can’t fly.  Or run faster than a speeding bullet.  Or shoot lasers from their eyes.

But they wield bats.  Wear something eerily close to tights.  And have come to save the folks of Dallas from another year of pitiable sports teams.  Continue reading

Throwback: (Delusions of) Happily Ever After

7 Oct

I found this on my computer today.

I had written it immediately after Ghana was eliminated from its bid for the World Cup.  I simply didn’t have the heart to finish it then.

The world was still sore.

Months later, the sting is less biting.  For me, anyway.  Continue reading