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Espresso vortex

Our Chalet Bix espresso machine just celebrated its third birthday. It’s been three years since I worked in an actual corporate office, which is kind of awesome in itself. When I made the jump to working 100% from my home office, we realized that it was just silly going out and driving to Starbucks to […]

Absolutely Fabulous

My imaginary friend Peter said that there’s a point of Wisconsin cold where all fashion stops. He calls it Fabsolute Zero. It is so cold this week that I’ve basically just thrown up my hands and given up. I took back the Ikea sheepskin from the cat and put it beneath my desk, as the […]

A tale of two parking spots

I’m a strong believer in karma. I think the universe abhors a vacuum, which is good when it comes to my belief that every no you hear means you are one step closer to a Yes, but bad when it seems as though the universe sets forth a correction in a strong series of calamities. […]

Faster Pussycat kill kill

Busy, busy, busy. Things have been busy. And stressful. They’ve actually progressed so far into the land of stressful that I’ve stopped being stressed and just sit back and go “whoa, that shit’s messed up right there. I mean, seriously, would you look at that?” Sometimes, you just have to laugh. You can either do […]

Winter Renewal

I often say that I hate winter, and I really shouldn’t say that. I hate the darkness, I hate the frigid cold. I hate waking up in the morning and the room is completely dark and it’s so cold I don’t want to leave the inviting down comforter nor the steamy shower. I hate all […]

dreams of snakes

Last night I dreamt something about leafs. I was trying to find the perfect fall leaf… not dirty, not veiny, not all chewed on by whatever. I kept finding leaves that were all eviscerated… you know that natural lacy thing that happens to leaves. I found one, an oak leaf, all perfect and amber. Then […]

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