Firefly: Adventures of an accidental firefighter
Monday, February 18, 2019
More than a ditch digger
Several years ago, the main office needed to replace their carpet. This meant that everyone's chairs, desks, and other cubicle parapher...
Monday, February 11, 2019
The harshest critic
J. chuckled as he sent me a text. It was a picture of our mutual friend D, a "glamour shot" she had taken years ago. If you don...
Monday, February 4, 2019
Tales of a (formerly) intrepid runner
"There's a hardy jogger," a man out walking his dog said as I ran by. As much as the word "jogger" annoys me, it wa...
Monday, January 28, 2019
"How was your furlough?" one of the managers asked. "It would have been nice to have money coming in, but it was good,"...
Monday, January 21, 2019
Stuff I do during furlough
I started this post with a bitter tone, but then erased it. There's a lot to be mad about, but I'll attempt to focus on the positiv...
Monday, January 14, 2019
One year as a CPT: What I've learned
About a year ago I became certified as a Personal Trainer. So far, although I've designed workouts for people, I haven't made any ...
Monday, January 7, 2019
I've heard that some TSA workers, forced to work without pay because of the government shutdown, are calling in sick so they can take ot...
Sunday, December 30, 2018
Smelly Train/Nice Bag: Winter Edition!
Awhile back, I did a couple posts using the Smelly Train/Nice Bag idea that I stole from a UK blogger. I don't remember who it was, and ...
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
Dear dog owners, I know you think your pooch is the cutest, best doggy in the world. I get this, because my cats definitely are the cutes...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
more sweet than bitter
If a young girl were to read the latest stories about becoming a female wildland firefighter, she would be horrified. Rampant discriminati...
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