May 15 2014

Quotable: James Baldwin

“The price one pays for pursuing any profession or calling is an intimate knowledge of its ugly side.”

from “The Black Boy Looks at the White Boy” in Esquire (May 1961); republished in Nobody Knows My Name: More Notes of a Native Son (1961)

Via wikiquote

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Jan 29 2014

Quotable: Jerry Seinfeld

Questioner: “How do you deal with writers block?

Seinfeld: “Writer’s block is a phony, made up, BS excuse for not doing your work.”

from a recent AMA at

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Dec 18 2008

It’s fixed…I’m broken.

It’s fixed…

Okay, my awesome  husband Daniel has fixed the weird thing at the right ——->

It now informs the readers that I am the author of this blog, although if you are reading this you must know that already. I sent out an email to some of my friends and family inviting them to visit this site along with Daniel’s. I hope we don’t disappoint you all too much and that you can appreciate our sense of humor.

I’m broken…

Okay, that is really melodramatic even for me, lol, but I fill a little broken today. I worked my first ever overnight job last night. I worked as a nurse’s assistant from 11pm to 7am at an assisted living facility. I have to tell you that I have the utmost respect for my friend Amy, who is a RN that works nights, and many/any of the other people that work the night shift. I LIKE to sleep! It feels weird going into people’s rooms while they are sleeping…to make sure that they are sleeping. I have never done this type of work before in my life and don’t see my future expanding any further then this. I am a chef and I usually don’t see this side of my customers. In fact I am glad that I don’t. I get the willies thinking about the cross-contamination that could happen. GROSS! Every person that lives there seems to be a dear, but I would rather be in the kitchen making fresh bread or decorating cakes. For right now, though, this is what I will be doing. I am praying that God will be with me every step and that I can rely on  him to get me through this stage in my life. He has a reason for this even if I am not aware of it. Plus, have I mentioned, I LIKE to sleep? Ta ta for now.

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