Tag: attitude

Meh

Here I am trying to blog every day for a month, four days in, and I have nothing to say. Do we call this “blogger’s block,” akin to writer’s block? Or is it just symptomatic of the entire day, when I couldn’t get moving this morning, was blah all through class, came home and fell …

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A Few Obligatory Post-Inaugural Thoughts

Art of the Firebird still isn’t a political blog, but I’ve had a couple of thoughts over the last few days to share.? Yesterday, all day, when reading through so many of the blogs I follow, you would have thought that the sun was shining everywhere around the world, the sky was full of rainbows, …

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Etsy, you’ve done it again

Dear Etsy, Congratulations. You’ve done it again, and I don’t mean that in a good way. Your oh-so-cute Gift Guides for Grandmas and Grandpas went out of their way (before they were edited to CYA) to perpetuate your stereotypical view of anyone over, oh, say, 35 as completely out of touch with today’s culture and …

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Listen to the little voice

Signing up for the latest swap on one of my Yahoo! groups was a mistake, I figured, but I went ahead and did it anyway.? I was right.? It was a round-robin, on a strict deadline, and I do not do terribly well with strict deadlines at the best of times. Right now, with my …

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