Humans and Animals of Note

the incident- the days that followed

September 27, 2012

If you haven’t read the first post in “the incident” series, then this post may not make much sense.  This is the continuation of a very long story. First, though, I’ll answer some questions that I got, here on the blog and elsewhere, as a result of the last post.  Some people have asked why [...]


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the incident- the day of

August 31, 2012

I took a lot of time deciding how I should write this post, and I deliberated about if I really even wanted to.  Both Dan and I have told the story a number of times, and although I know each time the complete story rings true, it still concerns me that the full issue is [...]


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the incident

August 23, 2012

When your boss comes to you and tells you he really likes how you write, you smile, chuckle, and say thank you (especially when writing is not necessarily a main part of your job.) But, when he insists that you really have a special ability to tell someone to “Fuck Off”, and that you may [...]


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patience and waiting

July 10, 2011

Those words strung together don’t really have a place in my life.  Typically when things don’t happen for me it’s because of my own lackadaisical approach to life- being an ambitious procrastinator means I may have big thoughts and plans at times, but pulling it all together in the long run is where things tend [...]


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happy birthday!

February 10, 2011

That’s right,  one year old. A birthday pressie? Site redesign. YAY!


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i miss summer gardens mish-mash post

January 17, 2011

There was quite a while last year that I went without posting, and during that time I really did have a few things that I’d wanted to share.  So why not throw some together now in one little mish-mash? We’ll start with the garden at my parents this past summer.  Since we’re currently in the [...]


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health review (?)

January 8, 2011

Around the time I started this blog I posted about my New Years General Resolutions.  You can go back and re-read it if you so desire, but I can summarize it for you with ease- I wanted to be healthier.  I think I’ve achieved this.  Not to suggest that I’m a picture of health and [...]


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top ten for two thousand and ten

January 2, 2011

It’s common for blogs to do a year in review and countdowns and such, so I’m jumping on board with my top ten.  That Girl Kyle has only been in existence since this past February, but out of some 70 odd posts so far, here’s the ones with the most reads. 10.  the insanity rant [...]


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four months

August 5, 2010

If you’ve been reading for a while you might remember my summertime to-do list. I wrote it four months ago when I was getting very amped up for this summer.  We were getting a taste of the weather that was to come, and I was itching for summertime fun. I’m revisiting the list for the [...]


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tuesday evening.

July 28, 2010

Decide last minute (while bored at work) to return to cottage for remainder of week, with brothers consent. Realize cat has been home cooped up alone since last Friday. Run home from work to pick up cat and obtain other necessities from house. Head towards Keuka Lake with cursory stop at Wegmans. Promise cat that [...]


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i guess it’s true

July 17, 2010

Setting: Our friends house, last night. Evening Activities: Wine/ beer and Poutine consumption; Family Feud DVD Game Team A for game: My brother and I. First Question: What do you do when someone insults you? Answers written identically and in the same order: 1. Punch them 2. Insult them back 3. Insult their mom Revelation: A [...]


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