Pretty Deadly

Here we go! 4/100! Do be aware that I spoil things so if you have any plans of reading this book YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. Title: Pretty Deadly Vol. 1 Author: Kelly Sue Decinnick, Emma Rios, Jordie Bellaire and Clayton Cowles I return to my comic book journey with the first volume of Pretty Deadly. I have to say…

Flamingo Sneakers

She has flamingos on her flat sneakers and rhinestones on her black fishnets. Her eyelashes are fake and pitch black, a sharp contrast to her milky white skin and curly, tousled auburn brown hair. She has a headband with a big pink bow on it and her lipstick is a deep wine red. Her outfit has…

This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 2/12/2006 Witty one liner: I used to have schizophrenia, but we’re okay now Quote of the week: [It was cut out] Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): It’s supposedly impossible to sneeze with your eyes open   I can understand why I thought that one liner was funny when I was in…

Black and Leather

Black leather briefcase, black leather ankle high dress shoes, and white, black, and navy blue argyle/plaid socks. His pants are black and nicely pressed, his black overcoat has its collar popped and he holds his coffee in his right hand, resting it on his briefcase, his left holding his newspaper. He is listening to something…

#ExBaristaProblems

Dear World, This is not a post where I bemoan people’s inability to foam my milk properly or how I miss access to free coffee. This is not that post. Coffee shops are warm in the winter and (sometimes) cool in the summer. They are busy and you don’t have to get past a host…

Object of Focus

Anne checked her watched and stifled a growl of frustration. She paced around the kitchen one more time before making her decision and walking up to the bathroom door and hammering on it with one fist. “Come on, Farley!” she hollered through the door. “You have been in there twenty minutes already.” “Bathroom time is…

This Week Ten Years Ago

The Week of 2/5/2006 Witty one liner: I was just sitting there, walking. Quote of the week: “Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): “Sneaker” was first used to describe a rubber-soled tennis shoe in 1873 Planner quote: “The strength of the team is…

The Small Details

She is wearing brown leather clogs with knee high socks that have thick green bands alternated with tion bright green stripes. She is sewing the frayed inside edge of her burnt orange backpack back together as the train shakes and rocks its way downtown. Her hands are thin and worn, veins and nerves creating a…

Dear Employer

Dear Employer, I have decided you need to install heated seats and seat backs in all desk chairs. They figured out how to do it in cars, I have faith you will have one installed at my desk chair by end of day Monday. Cheers, Michelle

The Doctor is In

Hey Y’all, This week we have the esteemed Dr. Rafael sitting in to take questions. You all seem to prefer to talk to him (I haven’t forgotten you Peppy, just still ruminating). I cannot promise Saeb will stay quiet *covers his mouth with a hand* but let the questions begin!!!! ALSO GO RED FOR WOMEN!!!!  Twitter:…

P.S. Your Cat is Dead

Here we go! 3/100! Do be aware that I spoil things so if you have any plans of reading this book YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED. Most especially this book because I love it so much! Title: P.S. Your Cat is Dead Author: James Kirkwood This book was first recommended to me by my old roommate. I was working…

This Week Ten Years Ago-ish

The Week of 1/15/2006 Witty one liner: One day your prince will come. Mine just took a wrong turn, got lost and is too stubborn to ask for directions. Quote of the week: “…envy is ignorance…imitation is suicide…” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Offbeat oddity (courtesy of the planner): Jimmy Carter was the first U.S. president…