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An Unpolished Case Of NOWWHATITIS

photo credit: www.adamjkurtz.com 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 WEEK IN REVIEW

Although it was an unpolishedly hectic week, a lot of progress was made. Allow me to recap: 1. On Monday, I published a letter titled, Dear Seth Rogen… Will You Join Me For Lunch? Within the first twenty-four hours of posting, the number of blog clicks were staggering. I think I mighta hit an all-time … 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

This Is Me; Unpolishedly @ Forty-Three

Yesterday was Rosh Hashanah, it marked the Jewish New Year.  The Day of Judgement.  Rosh Hashanah literally means, “Head of the Year.”   Yesterday was also my Birthday.  It marked the Silver New Year.  The Day of Unpolishedment.  My Birthday literally means, “Shit!  I’m another year older.”  While it typically feels good to nourish my … Continued

Bubble Wrap: Snap; Crackle; POP NO MORE!

I love weird things and I love weird people and I love reading weird stories about weird people doing weird things.  That said, it shouldn’t surprise you that I religiously follow the Weird News section of The Huffington Post. A week or so ago I read an article about Bubble Wrap.  I know, you love … Continued

Sending Out An SOS

I know there’s been a lull since my last blog but no need to worry;  I’m still here! Sure it appears I’m sending out an SOS but please allow me to explain.  This is not your typical, cry for help, come rescue me SOS.  This is an unpolished SOS.  You see, the SOS I’m sending … Continued

Unpolished Potpourri

Typically, my head spins a million miles an hour in a million different directions.  Most of the time I’m able to extrapolate a single thought from my cluster fuck of a brain and write a cohesive post on that specific topic. Today is not one of those days. Today, my cluster fucked brain is doubly … Continued

THAT'S ANNOYING!

JUST TO LET YOU KNOW…. This week I found myself in various unpolished scenarios which left me shaking my head & saying, “That’s Annoying!”   SO IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER OF OCCURRENCE OR ANNOYANCE….. HERE’S MY “THAT’S ANNOYING” UNPOLISHED LIST: 1. Carpool Lines: Need I say more? 2. Unnecessary Loudness: By all means, feel free to do … Continued

If You Have To Eat Crow… Do It With Grace (And A Glass Of Wine)

A special friend reminded me that “there are no mistakes in life… only lessons.”  Her advice couldn’t have come at a better time considering I recently made what felt like a mistake. Sticks & Stones Blah Blah Blah… But Words? They Hurt Too Last week my opinions on a specific subject directly hurt someone’s feelings. … Continued