In the flow chart of my life, my sock drawer occupies the lower right corner in a rectangle with the heading “Unimportant” and connected by an arrow to a diamond labeled “Do Not Worry About.” Apparently I’m in the minority. (I know this because I read it on the Internet.) Organization manuals devote chapters to… Continue reading Put A Sock In It
The rock group, Kongo, sang about me in their song “Come With Me Now”. “I've wasted time, I've wasted breath I think I've thought myself to death.” I overthink everything. For example I’m thinking about the word “everything” in the previous sentence. “Everything” is too inclusive. Better choices would have been “most everything,”… Continue reading An Overthinker’s Thoughts About Signs
With a fishing rod in one hand, I scrutinized the leech container and pep talked myself. “I can do this,” I encouraged. “I’ve got this,” I continued. “Just go for it,” I added. My confidence dwindled and . . . I didn’t do it. I didn’t get it. And I didn’t go for it.… Continue reading Are Nightcrawlers And Leeches Like Apples And Oranges?
“The recession is coming! The recession is coming!” shouted the flat bond yield curve! (Is now the time to sell stocks and buy bonds?) “Take that!” warned Hawaii’s Kilauea as she hurled lava bombs at tourists. (Is my home insurance adequate?) “I meant to say ‘wouldn’t’ instead of ‘would’,” the Donald backpedaled. (Is our president… Continue reading When The World Spins Out Of Control, Organize Your Food Storage Containers!
Do sharks have a sense of humor? If I toss fewer six packs of brew in my shopping cart, will I be able to afford the lobster? Where do I purchase one of those Trump balloons? These questions arose as I viewed last week’s news. I read USA Today online because it’s free and it cooperates… Continue reading Weighty Questions About Last Week’s News: Shark’s sense of humor? Less Beer, More Lobster? Trump Balloon?