i have always believed that life is not about where we’ve been or where we are going, but where we are right now. That could be because i have both the inability to recall even the most significant events in my life accurately, if at all, and am seriously lacking in the future-planning-skill department. Think of a mid-life cartoon character with no retirement fund. Or even an emergency savings account.  Or, for that matter, coffee money. (Does not ONE of these nine Starbucks gift cards in my purse have anything left on it??) When it comes to the grasshopper or the ant, i am more like Dory the fish – i can’t remember where i left the car, or my pants for that matter, but i can speak some killer whale!

Forgotten anniversaries and discarded budgets aside, i have lived my life following two things i know to be true:

  1. If you want something you’ve never had, you’ve got to do something you’ve never done.
  2. If you can laugh at yourself, EVERY day is funny.

So buckle up because i’m taking you on a clown car ride to crazy town…

Welcome to my life!

And it all began with the requests of my Facebook friends to start a blog, a couple of Smith & Forge hard ciders one night and being too lazy to look up the spelling of the word “catastrophe”…