by the Brother There’s nothing like starting the year off with a trip to the auto repair shop to have my car fixed for seven hundred clams. (That’s $700 for those who haven’t heard the clam lingo before.) Thankfully I have a budget that works and helps me save money for such repairs. What’s that … Continue reading Budge-IT!
I want to take you for a ride on the S-C4-RC which stands for the ‘Sibling crazy coffee caffeinated conversation roller coaster.’ Sometimes when Monica calls and asks, “How’s it going?” I can tell by the tone and energy in her voice that its time to put the lap bar down and buckle up while … Continue reading S-C4-RC: The Purpose of Life
The solid path was roughly three feet wide, narrower in certain spots as my sister, our friend, and I made our way up the side of a ginormous rock to Observation Point at Zion National Park. Other hikers would pause their stride to let another pass. If you looked at the side of the rock … Continue reading BS Adventures: Zion National Park
I've been downsizing for the last several years – from a duplex to a room rental to a studio. Each time I move I try to sell or donate anything I don’t need or love (and I’m often surprised at how the definition of what I really need changes.) I started thinking of what it … Continue reading Home Sweet Tiny Home!
It turns out that so much of recovering from trauma is just LIVING a really good life! We'll be posting a lot more about our adventures in the blogs to come... starting with this one: Sometimes I really wish we just lived in the same town so we could do this all the time! On … Continue reading BS Bike Rides & Benefits
I was going to write about this new relationship I’m in, but we broke up. He told one “white” lie which revealed one off-white lie and that was that. I don’t do dishonesty. I don’t even understand it. He’s been pursuing me to see if there’s a chance to reconcile and I’ve been taking some … Continue reading To share or not to share?
In my late twenties, my doctor told me that I was borderline hypertension and that I should start exercising. “How is that possible? I work out like three days a week pumping weights!” Of course I failed to mention the amount of beer that I drank or the horrible eating habits that I had or … Continue reading Beer Gut to Slim Cut.