Let it Snow!

The past couple of weeks has been busy for us, not just in terms of holiday commitments, but with work and other life stresses. We put an offer on a home, so we had a whack of paperwork to do. It’s been non-stop! Last year, M was injured, and the year before, I was away …

Watch This Now: Cartel Land

At times, while watching Cartel Land, M and I looked at each other like: “This is crazy! Is this real?” Of course, sadly, it is. It follows two vigilante groups as they fight against Mexican drug cartels: one group, the Autodefensas, in Mexico; the other, the Arizona Border Recon, in Arizona. I’ve seen the film …

Prudes in Love

There was a couple in my yoga class last night. At the end of the class, when the lights were dimmed and we were lying on the ground doing twists, I saw them (briefly) hold hands. Like a sucker, I thought that was sweet. I never thought I’d be one for public displays of affection, …

You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch

I had a helluva time getting to work this morning: I arrived in a foul mood, a little later than I’d wanted to. And when I arrived, a couple of my colleagues were playing Christmas music, quite loudly, to celebrate December 1st. So I emailed their boss: SUBJECT: 9:15am Tuesday morning – music playing? MESSAGE: …