Healthy living is gonna kill me

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer “Hey,” said my colleague, “you had Mr. Olympics last night. How was it?” Mr. Olympics is our new trainer, a key leader in the healthy...

Eventually, we have to be shown

I’m not a fan of commercials. I’m the girl who fast forwards through them if I’m watching something ‘on-demand’. If I can’t fast forward, I clean something in my ...

The right to be right

by +CrystalThieringer    @cdthieringer My husband Martin is an engineer. This makes him detail oriented, and because he works in aviation, he focuses on complex systems with several back-up plans...

Words that resonate–Kristen Lamb

Forget perfection. Perfection is an urban legend, started by Feelings (because Feelings are a needy boyfriend/girlfriend who don’t understand the world does not revolve around them.) The world does...

Nothing beats silly done well

Purple tongues that can wrap around posts. Faces that are gentle and curious, but can be full of warts. Brown eyes, big brown eyes. And such grace in spite of their physics. I love giraffes. This vide...

Book Review–13 Reasons Why

Recently I was in our local book store, perusing the young adult section. I was researching stories that might be contemporaries to the novels I’m working on, and one of the clerks–a most ...