I’m not a bandwagon kind of gal most of the time, but occasionally there’s something that is so funny that I can’t resist. That is the case with Jon Stewart and his parody of Mitch McConnell. Continue reading →
In comparison to the length of time many writers have devoted to their blogs, mine is in its infancy. But since I never plan to birth a child, I’m going to consider it my baby, take a page from first-time parents everywhere, and celebrate Awkward Laughter’s milestones in months this first year.
Don’t worry. I won’t bore you with a post each time. I already skipped January. But this one, or more specifically, the 60-day mark jumped out at me.
Sixty days is:
Twice as long as I spent training for my first 10K
Ten times as long as my last vacation
Sixty-plus times as long as my last bad date (although that one felt longer)
In my book, 60 days of sticking with anything that doesn’t pay my bills is something worth celebrating. Plus, I like any excuse to open a good bottle of wine.
Activate a social network. That was the advice that came on day 18 of the Zero to Hero: 30 Days to a Better Blog challenge. And for the first time in this blogging adventure, my immediate reaction was “Nope! Not gonna do it.”
All of the vitriol coming out of the debate about the Affordable Care Act (a.k.a Obamacare) is enough to make even the most avid policy wonks and political junkies want to tune out. Many comments made over the last few years by proponents and opponents alike have been nothing less than absurd.
A few weeks back I got the friendly notification from Facebook that my Year in Review was available. I happily clicked it remembering the fun I’d had reliving 2012. My expected joy quickly turned to horror.
There, rotating in Facebook’s photo montage, were a handful of images of some fun but not extremely exciting times in my life.