Archive of ‘it’s ok if …’ category

Voice.

Disclaimer: All incidents recorded here do not pertain to my current employerIt’s OK if I go on a rant here … right? In college, I wrote a column on why society needed a new word for feminism because it has (undeservingly) assumed a negative connotation – so much so that some of my female peers […] Read more…

Cheer.

It’s OK if I put up my Christmas decorations before Veterans Day … right? I think you only have the right to complain about the phenomenon known as being “over-Christmased” if you don’t celebrate the holiday. So to all my Jewish friends, my solstice celebrators and my generally disinterested friends, this blog isn’t for you. […] Read more…

Traffic.

It’s OK if I flicked off someone while driving this morning, right? I cannot even tell you the last time I did that. Frankly, I have always thought it was a little childish. But this morning, I let that middle finger stand tall and proud, a singular gesture most Americans recognize as a nonverbal declaration […] Read more…

Homecoming.

It’s OK if I am six years removed from college but still get teary-eyed over homecoming … right? This was originally published as a note on my facebook page. Then the editor of The Athens NEWS picked it up and published it in that paper. ### There are certain times of year that always make […] Read more…

Running.

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It’s OK if this Australian had me considering ditching family and friends to run around the world … right? Before there was Monster, before there was David, before even Mona, there was running. What follows is a blog I wrote for my work blog (http://www.carolinapiedmontregion.wordpress.com/). “When I was running up at the North Pole,” Pat […] Read more…

News.

It’s OK if I can’t watch the news sometimes … right? My son and I take two to three walks a day. Most of those go by our neighborhood pond, where geese live and parade their babies around every spring for us to ooh and aah over. This morning, Monster and I watched two families […] Read more…

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