Category: Life

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The Downfalls of Being Self-Employed or, “Lara’s Bad Day”

I’ve got so much damn work to do, but I feel like I have to put this post out there, in order to get this out of my head. I’m feeling frustrated today, and am opening up about it. People talk about this all the time, how it’s not all it’s cracked up to be,…
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Where Has This Year Gone?

We’ve long passed the “hump” of 2010. I’ve had so many things happen already that it’s hard to believe. I reconnected with a boyfriend from 15 years ago back in February. We’re together and going strong, living in an apartment with his three cats. Yes, I said cats. *big sigh* I know, I’m not a…
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Happy 4th Anniversary of My 29th Birthday To Me!

Yeah, it’s something I took from my mother. Once you pass 29 years of age, for a few years, you start calling them anniversaries. 30 was not 30, it was the one year anniversary of my 29th birthday. I think I’m coming to an end with the rouse, however. I’m floundering today, moment by moment,…
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Life Is A Highway… I’m Gonna Ride It All Night Long

Yeah, it is. I can’t believe we’re into March 2010. You know, “into” March… beyond the first week of any given month and you’re “into” the month. Life has been a whirlwind for me lately and I’m lost in how much I’m in love with it right now. Seriously, folks. You’re reading the words from…
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Fear Of The Dentist (Or, Ten Years Since I’ve Seen One), no more with Percocet

I’m ashamed to admit this, I swear. I’m not the kind of girl who lets her fears take over but here and there in life there have been a few that have done a number on me. Now I’m paying for it. Years ago (like, fifteen or so) I had a dentist I’d been going…
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Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

Some days, when the whole world is crashing down on your head and you’re sitting there wondering which direction to run… silly little things happen that really make it all okay. Meet Chicken II… Chicken II is the great-great-great-great-grandturtle of Chicken I, however since we’re not sure how many “greats” belong in there, and we…
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