Opinions and Musings on Anything

My Car Needs Kevlar

(Title partially copped from my boy, Valentine) As I was driving to my Bf’s house last night, I noticed the low engine coolant light alert come on and stay. The plan was to get anti-freeze when we wake up to hopefully address the problem. But going to the car this morning, Bf observes large pond of anti-freeze pooled on the ...

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A Day of Listening, Show, and Tell

I had quite the “exciting” time at my mechanic’s garage this morning while he was getting my car inspection ready. I was sitting outside amongst a collection of assistant mechanics and some other customers waiting for their cars and naturally, a conversation emerged. One lady was talking about her successful triumph with brain surgery recently and offered to show ME- ...

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Just because they are old doesn’t mean they are dying!

I don’t understand the mentality of people who give up on people just because they are old and passively wait for their death when they’ve been otherwise relatively healthy. I just finished visiting a hospice where my great aunt Sheba, who is of sound mind and a vibrant 96 years of age, is installed and the word from the relatives ...

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My First Hike Ever- Old Rag Mountain

I went on a group outing to mount the Majestic Old Rag Mountain April 2013 and it was a heady affair that left me reeling, shocked, shook, and not thrilled although there were many “thrills” to be had during this hike, surely.  But I was told by a wise man (Sir William J. Melendez Diaz) during the tail end of the ...

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The Day I Knew I would Leave My Job

Being Comfortable is for Kids.  Yesterday for me was one of life’s emotional rollercoaster rides of wtf, mild embarrassment, lols, & extreme hunger while working strenuously to maintain my cool in the presence of human crazy. I went into work believing I had lost my job- at my instigation. While I have been itching to leave my do-nothing, dead-end job ...

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