Amy, We’ve known each other for thirteen years now (what the crap?!), from suffering through “leveraging” and Vishnu to frequently laughing our butts off in public. I consider you one of my best friends, and there’s a reason for that. You’re a smart, well-read, cheevil verbivore with a weird sense of humor. You put a lot…Read More Best Wedding Ever
So, I am not a poet. Really. Not. But my mind wandered this afternoon while waiting for a client to complete a project, and Tai was yowling at me for an early dinner, and then this happened.Ode to The TaiThe Siamese across my knees is not a fan of patience.His stomach growls, and so he…Read More An Ode
If you’ve been around here a while, you know I’ve posted before about my love for music and the powerful effects it has on my brain. A song can take me back to a moment hidden in the depths of memory and make it real again, from scents to sensations to emotions. As far as…Read More Music, Sleep, and My Brain
Okay, confession time: I love the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles show on Nickelodeon. Brian started recording it a few months ago (because nostalgia), and I got totally sucked in. The turtles are funny and endearing, Splinter is cute and fuzzy, and the storylines are fun. The whole show is just fun. Why I really…Read More Kraang!
One of my clients texted me with a question last Friday. When I answered him, he asked what I was up to and I answered honestly: shooting bandits in the face in a video game. My response led to a brief but spirited game discussion and his pronouncement that my status in his eyes was…Read More Pew Pew Pew!
As I wrote the checks to pay my share of taxes for last year, I was expecting to feel anger, resentment, and just a general sense of wharrgarbl. You can imagine my reaction when none of these emotions turned up. The one that did surprised me: pride. “What?” you say. I know! But when I…Read More Taxes, Whaaat?
While doinking around on Facebook a couple of weeks ago, I found a post from one of our friends about her current health regimen and she mentioned getting a calorie counting app for her phone. This idea intrigued me because I love both tracky things and techy things. Combining the two could make getting healthier…Read More Health and Such
When I mentioned yesterday that sometimes I’d rather just write about kitten whiskers, one of my favorite colleagues pointed out that combining them with work is totally possible. She is right, so today I present you with kitten whiskers and proposals. Kitten whiskers have two functions: To gauge the size of an opening so the…Read More Kitten Whiskers and Proposals
You might have noticed a bunch of posts appear out of nowhere today. It’s like Christmas! I love you guys, so you get lots of my brainial manifestations to read! Woo! Oh, and also I decided to kill my business blog and move those posts over here. Because they’re full of good information about writing,…Read More Holy Activity, Batman!
Originally Posted by Heather Lee on December 31, 2012 This Christmas Day, my husband, Brian, and I were watching Ms. Katherine Jenkins singing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir as we opened our gifts to each other. I’m a sucker for a great choir, and even though I can’t carry a tune in a bucket, I love…Read More Song and Excellence