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The Other F Word

It was love at first write. I had landed a great gig. They said I was the perfect fit. They said that. After various phone calls with the publisher, our initial meet and greet was just a formality; semantics if you will. I arrived at the magazine’s headquarters and was warmly introduced to the editor-in-chief. Within minutes … Continued

An Unpolished Case Of NOWWHATITIS

photo credit: now•wut•i•tus / now•wüt•eye•tüs / noun DISEASE Common More than 200,000 cases per year A condition which limits an individual’s ability to thoroughly focus thoughts and emotions on the here and now [relative to a particular person, place or thing] due to an internal mental dialogue with one’s self about what’s next. Also … Continued

Unpolished Packing Problems: What Shoe Are You?

I love to travel. But I hate to pack. Actually, that’s not true. I don’t mind the act of packing; at least not at first. You see, I try to have the packing properly thought out ahead of time in an effort to stay organized. I attempt to plan what outfits I want to wear … Continued

It's An Honor Just To Be Nominated

That’s what the losers say, right?  The ones who don’t win.  “Oh it’s okay.  Really.  I’m good.  It’s fine.  Honestly yes, I’m okay.  I’m totally and completey cool about it.  It’s an honor just to be nominated.” WHAT A LOAD OF UNPOLISHED BULLSHIT! How great would it be if the loser said out loud what … Continued

Youth Basketball Mom

“MOM…. Where’s my uniform?” “MOM…. What time is my game?’ “MOM… We can’t be late or else our team gets an automatic foul.” “MOM… Who else is coming to watch me play today?” “MOM…. Can you help me find my lucky water bottle?” “MOM…. I think my sports goggles need to be tightened.” “MOMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM” Hey … Continued

That's Annoying Too… The Supermarket Edition

Did you catch my first That’s Annoying blog?  It was originally published back in October. If you missed it…  click here for the link. Now that you’re hopefully caught up, I imagine you’ll agree that there’s hardly a shortage of annoying situations.  As a matter of fact, I already have my next random That’s Annoying … Continued

Phlegm Phlegm Go Away. Come Again Another Day

I’ve been under the weather for dayzzz.  I’m not laid up in bed anymore, but I’m definitely not a hundred percent yet either.  My usual agenda of unpolished activities is still in a holding pattern. I gotta get back to my sched.  In all honesty, I really shouldn’t complain because it’s been two whole years … Continued

No Gifts Please.

She specifically said, “NO GIFTS PLEASE.”  Actually, she was adamant about no gifts. I know this because SHE TOLD ME SO which is why I worded it that way in the group text I sent to a dozen and a half girls inviting them to a birthday dinner celebrating our friend. Maybe no one knows what adamant … Continued