the dumb

open mouth, out comes dumb

March 9, 2011

Yesterday morning was my first wine trail meeting, at a very early (for me) 8am.  Appearing awake and alert was my goal, but my brain was struggling to cooperate. After a quick introduction to a few people my boss runs out for a second, leaving me alone.  No big deal, I thought, as a woman [...]


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laugh, and the world laughs with you

July 5, 2010

One thing I take a bit of pride in is my ability to laugh at myself.  I mean, come on.  I do some really dumb things.  Laughing at myself and asking others to laugh along with me is one of the great pleasures I take when writing some posts for this blog. It’s also a [...]


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how’d i get so SMRT?

April 5, 2010

Grocery shopping to me is a hobby.  Maybe you could even call it a leisure activity.  Simply put, I love it.  List or no list, I can wander those aisles aimlessly for hours, any time of day, regardless of how busy the store is.  Wegmans has always been a fav of mine, and visiting my [...]


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cringe-worthy

March 13, 2010

Cringe verb 1 she cringed as he bellowed in her ear: cower, shrink, recoil, shy away,flinch, blench, draw back; shake, tremble, quiver, quail, quake. 2 it makes me cringe when I think of it: wince, shudder, squirm, feel embarrassed, feel mortified. The second entry is our focus today.  None of those other words seem to properly convey what cringe does so succinctly.  (Mortification is a good one as well, but it doesn’t have the same physical [...]


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that girl.

March 5, 2010

“Really…” (extended pause while major brain activity causes face to smush up in unattractive way) “… Kyle?  Did your parents want a boy?” Part of my job entails meeting new people.  I have to play nice and make sure they’re happy.  I get the aforementioned question almost daily… some days it’s thrown across the bar [...]


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