Friday Feelz

Hmmmm…..what do I feel?….. Excited – because tomorrow, I get to go with SB to cheer on the Portland Thorns in the championship game. They one the championship last year, so this is their chance to make it 2 in a row, and 3 championships in total. It will be a good game. The team…

Wrapping Up The Day

It did not feel like a Tuesday – it felt like much later in the week. Tonight, I took The Kid to the NWSL semi-final soccer game.  This was the game to decide who the Portland Thorns would play in the finals on Saturday.  It was a fun game to attend.  If anyone watched on…

Motivational Monday

Continuing last week’s Motivational Monday that’s a little different, I am going to recommend the following: iAmMoshow is a rapper. Okay, he is a college graduate with a computer science degree who fell in love with a girl who had a cat – and he discovered that he loves cats too.  Fast forward to today…

One Goal Beyond

Regular readers of my blog know that this time of the year can involve soccer.  Okay, most of the summer can involve me talking about soccer.  Just not men’s soccer – women’s professional soccer or the NWSL.  Specifically, I like to talk about the Portland Thorns which is my favorite team.  This season, I must…

An Interesting Turn of Events

He had mentioned that a friend’s mom had dragged him to thrift shops, and he found he enjoyed it.  Did we know of any, he asked.  At the time, we mentioned we knew of a few places.  Could he come along next time? Sure, we promised. Then that was that.Fast forward to last Saturday. I…

A Different Motivational Monday

I realized this morning that I didn’t get a motivational Monday prepped for today. If I am getting them all in my count, I have done 240 motivational Mondays since I started – holy fuck….have I been doing them for 4 years? I guess I didn’t realize it has been going on for that long….

Friday Feelz

Mournful – Burt is gone. Maybe it was because of when I was born or maybe it was the fact my parents exposed us to his movies, but Burt Reynolds is always someone associated with my childhood. Cannonball Run – Smokey and The Bandit – Hooper – these are the three movies that come to…

A day in the life in a dysfunctional department

"We are being treated like Harry Potter – being forced to live under the stairs while everyone else gets to live in the house." This is an actual quotation from one of my developers after he learned we are going to be forced to consolidate our spread out team into our larger area. We are…