Monthly Archives: February 2014

Feature Friday: The Mercenary Researcher

Wow! Twindaddy, one of the most awesome bloggers out there is totally making my Friday fabbo by having me as the “Friday Feature”! Thank you, Twindaddy – I have all sorts of mush in my heart for you.

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Looking in the Mirror

Ish – this is a hard post to write.  It’s always difficult to hold a mirror up to yourself and see something ugly reflected back, but I would guess that these kinds of self-discoveries are the kinds that help us … Continue reading

Posted in Aversions, Blogging, Childhood, grieving, love, Random Thoughts, Relationships, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | 79 Comments

Finding Ease within the Bind

Warning: This is a rambling post ~ pretty much within my nature… This concept often comes up in my hot yoga class – finding ease within the bind. But what does it mean? In terms of postures, it simply means … Continue reading

Posted in Bikram Yoga, Health, Mental Health, Philosophy, Random Thoughts, Relationships, Society, Yoga | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Give Me it ALL, Rosetta Stone

The Daily Post queries If you could wake up tomorrow and be fluent in any language you don’t currently speak, which would it be? Why? What’s the first thing you do with your new linguistic skills? Yes, with the exception of … Continue reading

Posted in Daily Prompt, Humor, Language, love, Random Thoughts, Words | Tagged , , , , , , | 75 Comments


Originally posted on The Mercenary Researcher:
I admit it – I’m a word nerd; derived from the Latin Dictum Nerdica.  I’m also a Grammar Geek (ok, ok Grammaticus Geekicus). I think I was the only kid in 7th grade typing…

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Are You Sure You’re Not in Denver?

This is a fast story from my days living in Raleigh, NC in 1999. I was making one of the many trips from Raleigh to Chapel Hill to participate in a library consortium meeting. Now the thing about that is, … Continue reading

Posted in Driving, Humor, Librarian, Random Thoughts, Story | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 36 Comments

So I Said I Wanted to be Brave. (My Interview With

So proud of my friend – please check out her writing space and the interview she had on –

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