…More Than Sweet Potatoes

Chicago: School

Let’s see… at this point I’ve delved a bit into the people I spent time with and the way I made money while in Chicago.  I guess it’s only fair … Continue reading

January 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chicago: People

As you may or may not recall from forever ago when I last posted, I spent three months in Chicago.  During my time there I worked at Northwestern University at … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Chicago: Work

With Gizmo and Debbie’s Great American Road Trip (Part 1) complete, it seems logical to start regaling you with part 2 (since it’s done and complete,) but that sounds entirely … Continue reading

December 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

Gizmo and Debbie’s Great American Road Trip (Part 1) – Tres

First, I fully apologize for the entire lack of writing that has happened on this blog for the last month or two.  I’ve been handling a lot.  All of which … Continue reading

November 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gizmo and Debbie’s Great American Road Trip (Part 1) – Dos

(Read Uno first if you haven’t yet) After spending a fun day of friendship and Florida-Family with Katy, I woke up on Thursday to head out on the longest leg … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Limbo: How Low Can You Go?

I have a routine.  I have a schedule.  Kind of. I go to work Monday through Friday.  At least for the next couple of months. I run 3-4 days a … Continue reading

October 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Gizmo and Debbie’s Great American Road Trip (Part 1) – Uno

As I am typing this, I am sitting on the front porch of a lovely AirBnB rental house in East Nashville.  It is a delightfully breezy 67 degrees at 7pm … Continue reading

September 21, 2015 · 1 Comment

But How Did We Get Here? (Part 4)

(Part 1) (Part 2) (Part 3) July 16th, 2014 – I found a stray cat and helped her find a forever home.  Tito Merlot Licksalot was sitting between my neighbors … Continue reading

September 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

But How Did We Get Here? (Part 3)

(Part 1) (Part 2) March 28th, 2013 – I made my second ever trip to NYC to visiting the grad school best friend – Jonathan.  I met his new girlfriend … Continue reading

September 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

But How Did We Get Here? (Part 2)

As of last post, I had begun working at LA Fitness in August of 2011. After a couple months of working as many hours as they’d let me, picking up … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

But How Did We Get Here? (Part 1)

Two years ago I wrote this blog about how I ended up in Florida.  I supposed with the end of my time in Florida looming over me like a black … Continue reading

September 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

Monday is a day of lasts. [If you’re anything like I was in school, you counted down to when things were ending/starting.  We would count how many more “wake ups” … Continue reading

August 31, 2015 · 1 Comment

40 – Love: A Metaphor

Let’s play the metaphor game. Forrest Gump reminded us that life is like a box of chocolates. Oz in American Pie told us third base feels like warm apple pie. … Continue reading

August 24, 2015 · 1 Comment

I Feel So Not Ready

In a couple of days from when I’m writing this (or, as of tomorrow when you read this, probably) it will be three weeks until I move.  And I am … Continue reading

August 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

Fine, So I’m Not a Doctor. So What?

I was told once by a physician that there are two camps that doctors fall into.  There are the doctors who are certain that the fact that they took the … Continue reading

August 13, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fear and Loathing: Part 6

So Karen and Beefcake disappeared upstairs but, contrary to what we had expected hoped thought, not long enough to mess around.  They came back down and we said our good … Continue reading

August 10, 2015 · 1 Comment

Never Have I Ever… (Part 2)

The proverbial bomb had been dropped.  KC had let the cat out of the bag.  I was mortified.  I kept hearing the words over and over in my head.  From … Continue reading

August 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Never Have I Ever… (Part 1)

This post can and will stand on its own, but I strongly suggest you stop everything and read this post about my first time having sex first. So shortly after … Continue reading

July 30, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fear and Loathing: Part 5

After some time searching for MiddleShirt HallwayTurtle (the second portion of the nickname clearly created itself,) McNugget and I texted Karen and Beefcake to come back to the room and … Continue reading

July 27, 2015 · 1 Comment