Round peg, Square Hole

She’s a mess. A hot mess. A hot, crazy mess.

A hot, sleepless, thinking all the time, always starting projects, crazy MESS. Yes, she has flaws…plenty.

She’s here and she’s there. She has lost her mind, yet she has a calming spirit. She’s sarcastic but caring. She’ll drop some mad cash on a good bra, otherwise she’s pretty resourceful.

She drinks a little… Well… I don’t have a counter for that one.

She likes tacky glitter as well as a beautiful set of pearls. She enjoys country concerts but raps some Iggy Azalea in her car. Today she’s on edge. Tomorrow she’s sweet as pie.

She went from teenage mother to graduate student.

She encourages, has warm conversations, changes lives, and makes some pretty cool stuff 🙂

Quite frankly, I love that she’s all over the place…

because she’s me.

My personality runs in circles, sorry if I’m making you dizzy.

Forever I couldn’t figure out why I would spend 6-8 months out of the year feeling inspired, then…nothing. A few months pass. Oh! Oh! She’s back. Finally, I realized something…

That’s just how I am.

What an epiphany. I had just discovered what I already knew. No, I accepted it. There’s nothing wrong with not fitting in a mold. As a matter of fact, I can’t find a single stereotype where I belong. And I LOVE it.

You. Can’t. Put. Me. In. A. Box.

I’m the round peg. The world is a square hole.

Sly girl



Your Addiction Betrays You


My girlfriend smokes. Until recently this fact of and within itself did not bother me. One can go on and on about how the she is damaging her health and that I should be concerned with that but I’m not. Many men would blubber that smoking will damage her aesthetically by causing wrinkles, yellowing teeth and receding gums but I have seen no evidence of that either. No I was not particularly concerned with her smoking being she was a smoker before me and I have accepted that as something she does. Now me being who I am and doing as I does, I do tease her about her addiction. You see a smoker thinks about smoking. They pre-plan events with their addiction in mind. Before we go out to social events we have to take time for her to smoke because I don’t allow smoking in my truck. When…

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Success is often accidental

So true! Check out the link to “How Weird News Makes Great Storytelling.” It’s wittily funny and accurate and has such an incredible breakdown!

The Red Pen of Doom

success kid

How many times have you seen somebody trip, or do something stupid, then they act like, “Oh, I meant to do that?”

The reverse is actually more interesting: you did something random and unintentional and it turned out great.

I didn’t write a silly blog post with the intention of WordPress putting it on the front page. Which is probably why they did. You can’t force it.

Here’s that post: How weird news teaches us great storytelling

So a big thanks to the editors at WP and all the people who visited, commented and subscribed. Returned the favor if you had a blog on WP.

If you have suggestions or requests, hit me up in the comments or the emails. Three quick examples:

  • Music Video Monday – Nominate an insanely great video, or something so awful that it begs to be dissected.
  • Tinseltown Tuesday – Tell me about obscure film or…

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