Tag: me

  • 57 Channels and Nothin’ On

    57 Channels and Nothin’ On

    At the risk of sounding even more like an elderly person, I’m going to share what it was like to watch TV forty years ago. Or, if you’re “elderly” like me, I’ll just be refreshing your memory.

  • Figuring It Out

    Figuring It Out

    I haven’t typically shared deeply personal things on this blog. Sure, I offer goofy quips about myself and my family on my About page, and most of my posts have a personal slant to them. But I haven’t gotten truly personal. I think that’s going to change. I mean, no, I’m not going to give…

  • This To-Do List Will Not Kill Me

    This To-Do List Will Not Kill Me

    A while back I wrote about using a bullet journal to save my brain. An ambitious title and idea, for sure. I wouldn’t necessarily say my brain has been saved. Marginally boosted? Whatever. I still love my bullet journal and I use it every day. But the main concept behind my daily use is something…

  • I have no idea what the hell I’m doing, either

    I have no idea what the hell I’m doing, either

    It’s true. Sometimes I have no idea what the hell I’m doing. Do you know? All the time? Or are you like me, where sometimes you figure out one part but in another area you’re completely lost? I don’t have everything all planned out with a clear agenda, all the time. I’m constantly evaluating where…

  • Helping but not helping

    Helping but not helping

    Our yard is a mess. Okay, it’s mostly fine but we have a lot of weeds, and the grass — where it exists — is dry and crackly. I’m okay with this for the most part because we live in super dry Southern California and it turns out that the natural landscape is not a…

  • About that “It’s just DJ” thing

    I once had someone tell me that saying “It’s just DJ” is sort of announcing that I don’t value myself. As if I was old Eeyore mumbling, “Don’t worry, it’s just me, it’s nobody important.” If you get to know me, you’ll soon realize I would never say “Aww, shucks, it’s just lil’ ol’ me.”…