Archive | Unusual Things

Quirky interests, odd habits, and over-thinking things.

Relationship Rationale

I happen to like the word relationship. According to Google it can be defined as “the way in which two or more concepts, objects, or people are connected, or the state of being connected.” Many things can connect us to others and we classify these connections with a host of words: family, friend, lover, spouse, […]

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Because There Are Wonderful Things

I’m sure I’m not the only one who gets overwhelmed by how harsh the world can be, especially with people in it. Mother Nature may have been particularly harsh this winter with her Polar Vortex and and general inconsistency for us in North Carolina, but if you listen to the news there are plenty of […]

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In Which It Was Not Wasted

I am a fairly lazy laundry lady. Things get washed, but I don’t have a high priority on getting clothes from the dryer to wherever they should be once clean. As a result most morning consist of getting out of bed and running to the laundry room to fish something out of the dryer, and […]

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Starting with a Polar Vortex

2014 is off to an interesting start with a Polar Vortex here in the US, and here’s where my mind goes with that. Science Fiction? The first thing that came to mind upon hearing the weather phenomenon called a Polar Vortex was The Day After Tomorrow. (It also kind of made me think of Arctic […]

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When Being Polite Confuses

Me answering the phone: “Hello. Veronica speaking. How may I help you?” Bill Collector: “Yes, I’m looking for Veronica.” Me: “This is she. How may I help you?” Bill Collector: “Um…excuse me?” Me speaking slower: “How may I help you?” Bill Collector: “I’m with _______?” Me: “OK. How may I help you?” Bill Collector: “I’m […]

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