Instant Gratification (Patience, Grasshopper)

I'm not a patient person.   I am almost pathologically goal-oriented. My fixation on achieving a goal is the single most effective way for me to short-circuit my needs for instant gratification.  The promise of a payoff from a matryoshka doll set of plans within plans within dreams that coalesce in 2020 is enough to … Continue reading Instant Gratification (Patience, Grasshopper)


I’m Cooler In My Brain [COMIC]

As many of you know, I spent a week or so in Ohio on vacation. I also attended my 20th year High School Reunion  while I was up there, and hung out and reconnected with friends. It was my chance to share my world with the stepson and husband. I wanted to show them the … Continue reading I’m Cooler In My Brain [COMIC]


I haven't really ever looked at things in terms of my anxiety.  I suspect that this is because it has always been a part of me.  So much of what makes me effective in the world, and what makes me successful at things is simply an advanced form of coping.   I think I've always … Continue reading Anxiety