rocky mountain grandeur to new england comfort

I used to live in Utah. I lived there for over 13 years. A couple of months ago I moved back to Connecticut. There are a lot of differences between the two states, some fairly obvious (Connecticut generally has more humidity, while Utah generally has more Mormons), and some that might not be very apparent…

I’ve got two good legs…

So the Daily Prompt asked today - You’re going on a cross-country trip. Airplane, train, bus, or car? (Or something else entirely — bike? Hot air balloon?) When I was younger and asked my mom for a ride somewhere, she would often reply with "You've got two good legs." Meaning of course, that I was free…

mac & cheese

The year was 1998. I think. Yes, it must have been 1998. Summer of 1998. Probably. The place was Brandeis University, in Waltham, Massachusetts. USA. I was spending a week there with a bunch of other high school age kids. We were all there for fencing camp. Fencing, not fencing. The sport where you try…

crazy

crazy I was crazy once they put me in a rubber room it was cold I died they buried me there were worms they tickled they drove me crazy crazy I was crazy once... ~ I had weird friends when I was kid. One of those friends used to repeat this over and over sometimes,…

tears of ink

So today a friend of mine at work was telling me about her daughter, and the past two days she had. This is not unusual, this particular co-worker often tells me about the goings on (at least some of) in her and her daughter's lives. So anyway, Monday was a pretty bad day for my…