Question of the Day

QotD: You’d Never Believe It

What story from your wild-and-crazy youth would nobody believe about you today? A dear, but still relatively new, friend of mine said to me today "you know, I'm nothing like I was 20 years ago".** and I thought to myself, "self", I thought, "how much have you changed in the last 20 years?" Fass 1986…

QotD: Simple Pleasures

Venus posed this excellent QofD:list 10 simple joys in life that give you a small hit of pleasure when you experience them Super Hero In Training. . The smell of flowering crabs and lilacs wafting through the spring air The first bite of the first ripe strawberry of the year. Wind – that intense, chaotic…

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Pirate, Ninja or Cowboy?

As my new identity starts appearing piece-by-piece in my newly-assigned mailbox,   I found myself confronted by this question: Pirate, Ninja or Cowboy? It may seem a trite question to be asked as you are ordering your Grande Gold Coast Roast and Cranberry Muffin.  However, as Chris, my barista, pointed out “you  never really know a person until you know…

Best Day Ever

For those of you reading via RSS or email, Rohan posed an excellent question in the comments of yesterday's Have The Best Day of Your Life post. Essentially he asked, and I paraphrase, what would be included in the Best Day of Your Life? I'm pretty happy with the days life has dealt me so…

Saving Time?

“Hi. I’d like to make a deposit to my Daylight Savings Account. No wait.  A withdrawal. No, that can’t be right.  Spring ahead, fall… back?  Spring forward, fall down… Oh, damn!  Can I just please have an hour of what everyone else is having!” As all of you who have ever arranged to meet me at…

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QotD: MmmCookies

Did you order Girl Scout cookies this year?  What kind? Phht!  If they aren’t made with real Girl Scouts I’m not buying! In truth, if they aren’t sold by real Girl Scouts I’m not buying!  I have very strong opinions about parents selling for their kids.  I know the primary purpose is fund raising and…

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QotD: Good Genes

What family member do you most aspire to be like?  Why? Submitted by MalieKai. My father. I aspire to have his optimism, his joy and his intelligence.  He is one of the few people I have even known who lives his life without compromise – for all the good and the bad that entails.  He…

QotD: This Would Be Super

If you could have one superpower, what would you choose? Submitted by J.T. I’ve struggled with this question before… but I think I have the perfect answer for me.  I would have the power to: Instantly Implement Anything I’ve Thought Of. For example, I’m lying in bed thinking my way through getting up, having a…

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