Press One for I Hate Automated Operators

You know how when you call a place now, you never, ever get a person? I'm in the rare and elusive crowd who finds that annoying. I know most people adore it. What I hope is that when I'm having my...exchange with these automated systems that they are not, in fact, recording my responses, because … Continue reading Press One for I Hate Automated Operators

When a broken purse is the least of your woes

Yesterday was a ridiculous day, from my series of June's Ridiculous Days. The newsletter went out at work yesterday, and I am the editor of it, and newsletter day is always a bit chaotic. Then, at lunch, I screamed home and finished that perpetual calendar I've been droning on about all week. I finished it, … Continue reading When a broken purse is the least of your woes

June sends loving thoughts to people who hold up the line

Last night I had a ridiculous dream. (Oh, good. Someone's gonna describe their dream.) I dreamt I met a man and didn't care for him at first, so when we first were introduced, I gave him my most sarcastic of smiles. But then, somehow, I realized I really liked him, so then I had to … Continue reading June sends loving thoughts to people who hold up the line

Lord, make me an instrument …that doesn’t gag me

Yesterday, I had to go to the doctor, because my throat is still bothering me. Do you remember about a year and a half ago when they put me out and checked my throat because it always feels like it's CLOSING UP on me? And they were all, "You have GERD." Yeah, thanks. Looking forward … Continue reading Lord, make me an instrument …that doesn’t gag me

For six nights in a row

SCREEEEEEEEECH! That's what woke me up this morning, a few minutes before my alarm: SCREEEEEEEEECH! "That's actually coming from outside my head," I realized, and then I wondered if someone was being murdered. Exciting! "Coooo! Cooo! Cooooo!" I heard then, and right then I knew. Either Yoko Ono was gettin' some from my neighbor, Paul, … Continue reading For six nights in a row

June survives horrific car crash, finds kitten. Story at–well, now.

I was going to hyperbole your hat off telling you about how I survived a car accident, escaping death as only June could do, but something so much more interesting has happened now. So, on Friday afternoon, I was headed back to work after lunch, and I was at a red light when BOOM! this … Continue reading June survives horrific car crash, finds kitten. Story at–well, now.