Funny thing about voice. What you think you sound like and what you actually sound like are two com-plete-ly different things. You know what I’m talking about if you’ve ever listened to yourself recorded. And in the age of voice mail, who hasn’t? Continue reading
Tag Archives: Northern Maine
I Have an Ass!: 30 30-Somethings
“The best thing that WAGM-TV can do for business news is get Kim off the air,” one viewer emailed. “Not only does she look like a drug addict, she constantly looks like the camera is above her head.”
That encapsulates my first TV hate mail. Continue reading
Hooker or Hillbilly? You Decide.
“What were you wearing?”
In hindsight, those words my mother uttered both infuriate and amuse me. But let’s rewind 24 hours to put them into context.
An Open Letter to Cat-Check Boy
Dear Cat-Check Boy,
You don’t even know that’s your name, and I confess I’ve long since forgotten your real one.
I met you in 2003. Your strong face and blue eyes struck me from across the bar. You stood out amongst the lackluster men I had encountered since moving to that small town.
Tale of a Nearly Naked Neighbor
Zero to Hero’s Day 4 challenge: Explore the Neighborhood, as intended, motivated me to check out and follow a handful of blogs that I hope will be interesting and inspiring. But it also got me thinking of all of the wonderfully quirky, and sometimes truly insane, “real” neighbors I’ve had over the years. Continue reading