Reaching out to people I don't know, who are often half my age or younger, to offer moral support to those with low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, etc., is a bit like throwing coins off a bridge. You usually never know if they are received or if they help at all. And yet I keep doing it, because I've noticed that SG is a...
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That moment when she comes in to kiss your cheek and then your lips meet and your knees get weak and you're not sure how you got there since you aren't supposed to be doing that and neither of you intended on it, but neither of you is sorry, either. That moment is pretty darn awesome.

I must never forget, whenever I'm on the cusp of a love affair, to ask, "How are things going with your primary?"

There is something about me that attracts people who are having a rough patch with their primary and who don't want to leave them, but just need a little distraction.

Warning: I'm gonna be a little bitchy, here. My official three least favorite moments from today's DFS hearing.

3) Hearing my ex-wife speak in her fake Romanian accent during an official legal proceeding.

2) Listening to the hearing officer try to explain how it's ok to proceed with the hearing even though DFS didn't provide me or my attorney with a...
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1) The DFS hearing to determine whether I owe $32,300 in unpaid back child support (I don't) was held today. The good news is that we got our motion for continuance (rescheduling) granted, since the DFS didn't provide us with a copy of the form my ex-wife submitted stating how much child support she has received from me since the divorce. The...
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1) Gaming Day today. My group is playing an extended GURPS-based steampunk D&D type game. Each of the hour of us players has two characters, a primary (250 pt) and a secondary (125 pt). At this point, though, three of us have allowed our secondaries to become NPCs. I had a really awesome secondary character I was really enjoying, but he got killed last gaming...
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1) Today, my goal was to clean and cook. I "spot decluttered" the downstairs rooms, cleaned the kitchen, did most of the laundry, did one round of dishes, grocery shopped, made an awesome black bean soup, and make a(nother) batch of roasted vegetable stock. I also convinced my son, G, to dust for me. Tomorrow's goals: clean the kitchen again (post-cooking), finish the...
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