I don’t trust people who constantly need to be reassured. I don't trust people who express never express selfish views. I don't trust people who can't just “yes” or “no”. I don't trust people who are blue. I don't trust people who've been to the moon. I don't trust you. Yesterday I wrote about preparing... Continue Reading →

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I keep a folder on my laptop called #MISC. There are 1,522 items in this folder. Some of them date back to 2013. I’m talking drafts of unsent emails, payment confirmations, pdf manuals, untitled documents containing random thoughts, folders that contain more documents. It’s got everything. Would my life be any worse off, if I... Continue Reading →

I lost my sunglasses in Las Vegas, so I bought a new pair. They were $3.75 + tax. The plastic bar that goes over your ear has a wood grain Italian disign. I'm a big fan of Italian disigners, and Las Vegas is full of them. French disginers are overly grande for my taste, but... Continue Reading →

Today, I went walking. It was cool. There was cloud cover. A good bit of it. The quarry conveyor belt was especially loud. According to a informational display at the head of the now closed, nearby Fish Canyon Trail, rocks from this very quarry helped to build Highway 101 and the Hollywood Bowl. I live... Continue Reading →

The Trump administration will stay focused on economic growth and national security no matter the outcome of its climate change policy review, a U.S. official told delegates at a United Nations convention in Germany on Saturday. “It is clear that the administration will not take actions that are contrary to the overarching focus of competitiveness... Continue Reading →

Dear Delta, Thank you to whomever curates your audio selection on the in-flight entertainment. When I clicked on your hip-hop section, I was so excited to see artists like J-Dilla and Saul Williams instead of Jay-Z and Flo Rida. As a matter of fact of the 3 1/2 hours it took to get from Minneapolis... Continue Reading →

  Macro photos are kinda like dreams. Fascinating to the person who has them, but often contextless and of little interest to others. No matter. Using a macro lens on my iPhone to take pictures of small things tends to put me in a right headspace.  Because I think a 2-D rendering of a world... Continue Reading →

Sick, Dumb + Ugly? I admit, in the last month, I’ve wondered about the name more than once. What exactly is the title of this blog referring to!?!? BETTA NOT BE ME. Well, I am 42, unmarried and childless sooooooo…. No, no. It can't be. I'm healthy, intelligent and attractive enough from most angles. And... Continue Reading →

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