Humblebragging

I suppose I can’t really get to the context of this post without a backstory of my own, so here goes. Back in 2001, I was managing a one-hour photo lab – kids, go ask your grandparents – when the events on 9/11 unfolded. Naturally, like most people, I was shocked and wanted to do … Continue reading Humblebragging

Another DMV Visit

As some of you may know, I haven’t had much luck in passing my motorcycle skills exam. In fact, I’ve failed it twice (and you can read the reasons why both here and here). But today was different. I knew I was going to pass it and with flying colors. Or so I thought. I … Continue reading Another DMV Visit

My Muse Got Stuck in Traffic and I Don’t Care

My schedule at Big Name Supermarket is sporadic at best. There’s no telling how many hours I’m going to work or in which department I will spend them in but either way, I’m beginning to think that the job has run its course on me after being there only 8.75 months. Promises were made but … Continue reading My Muse Got Stuck in Traffic and I Don’t Care

This Post’s Title Should Be One Giant F-Bomb

Calm blue ocean. Calm blue ocean. I guess I should have waited to blog after what happened today at work but as is the case with life, who knows what the next minute will bring? I thought writing about my phone pretty much becoming a useless chunk of microchips would be the most eventful thing … Continue reading This Post’s Title Should Be One Giant F-Bomb

California’s Plastic Bag Ban

Today in California, our former-turned-reelected governor Jerry Brown signed a law that will ban the use of plastic bags in grocery stores next year, with convenience stores and pharmacies following suit in 2016. The idea behind the ban seems to be twofold: reducing litter and saving the environment. That’s fine and well even though I’m … Continue reading California’s Plastic Bag Ban