All posts filed under Observation

Blood Panels

This morning I went to LifeLabs. They wanted to take my lipids, so I told them they can have them. The woman behind the desk calls out the name “Harvey Finkleberg”, so I go into the cubicle and start to ruminate about how awful her pronunciation of Jewish names is, or that maybe she just can’t read, which makes me more afraid that she’s handling …

Consistency Trumps All

I am on a new burst of projects, which is probably a result of regrouping after the new year’s season. One of them is writing on this blog, and the other is making YouTube videos for the Spaghetti Lab channel. Something that I haven’t really embraced in the past, which i’m really working on this time around, is working on my ability to be consistent …

You Don’t Have to be Great to Do It

Watching the Olympics with mom, she reminisces about how she used to figure skate. I asked her if she was any good, and she said honestly, “no”. It was what she followed up with which made for the sage advice though. “You don’t have to be good at something to do it”. I think this is really good for adults in particular to keep in …

These Sounds Were a Gift

As I walked by a tree on my way to work this morning, I heard a creaking sound. I looked up, concerned that the tree was making these sounds because it was about to fall on my head. The reason couldn’t be farther from this guess: A little woodpecker was going to work on the bark. I stood there for a good minute, just taking …