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Also? Colin Firth could get it.
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1. I’ve been waking up at 5:30 every day so I can get some quiet writing time. I can’t blink too long or I might fall asleep. I can’t get horizontal or I might fall asleep. Coffee is my new Colin Firth.
2. Speaking of Colin Firth, did you know his lips have their own Facebook page? I’ll bet you didn’t. I’ll bet you didn’t know that.
3. The thing about existential angst is that it’s hard to embrace that this is all there is and will ever be. That your life is a closed circle. You’ll never be a superhero. You’ll never be a Tibetan monk or a tribal princess or an astronaut. There is just this. There is just you. To be happy is to accept that. To put a period at the end of the sentence: That is all
5. I’m taking kiddo on a steam engine train ride today. I’m going to pretend I’m a pioneer.
"Listen, we can’t be pulling our penis out in the middle of the living room."
Thus begins my day.
I love being a mom. I hate it sometimes, too. But even when I hate it, I love it.
Last 5K goal: under 45 minutes
Actual time: 44:40
This 5K goal: under 40 minutes
Actual time: 39:29
And I know that’s still slow. I came in 63rd out of 70 in my age group. But it’s progress. And I ran the whole way. And I feel really good.
And I have muscles like whoa!
Telemarketer: Um, hello…?
Brandon: I went to see trains.
Brandon: I went to see trains today.