Year: 2013

ParaNorma or Norma

I’ve decided that I officially have an alter ego, her name is ParaNorma or Norma for short.  This name stems from my paranoid nature the feeling that I’m constantly doing something wrong or that someone is mad/hates/out to get me.  I don’t feel like this constantly, and for the most part I’m not really paranoid, but…

Asterisk

My father didn’t like his middle name.  He often made fun of it, turning into something “Italian,” much to his mother’s dismay.  Because of this extreme dislike, he also didn’t do things by halves, he refused to give my brother & me middle names.  He said we didn’t need them, kids always tease you about…

Male Plumage

We were out riding bikes yesterday when I spotted what looked like a pile of garbage down the side of the canal bank.  I realized that it was a female duck sitting on her nest.  It made me think about how people carry on about how beautiful male birds are & how the females are…

The Wanamaker Factor

Yesterday, Jon got a taste of synchronicity in action & perhaps a little of the supernatural (who knows?).  He was reading his hand held & chuckling, so I asked him what was so funny.  He told me a very roundabout story, but the bare bones is this: someone who manages all of the offices mentioned…