Category: whining

I was out running this am, feeling a little sorry for myself–probably because I hate to run, but today I simply couldn’t make myself go to the gym, yes my life of grim suffering–and I suddenly thought that as tough, in some ways, as my life currently is…for many people, it’d be a joyous walk…
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September 17, 2012 0

Frequently, clients ask me for time management hints…translation: Carlota, how can I take my daily routine of tedious, irritating tasks and make it either fun or somewhat less inclined to drive me to masturbatory thoughts of suicide? Well, good question. I’m self-employed, and I’m also a writer, so pretty much my entire life is forcing…
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July 14, 2012 0

“Sentence structure is innate but whining is acquired.”- Woody Allen

I promise I’m not whining. (If I was whining, trust me: you’d know. That sound would get in your brain and you’d want to kill me and probably yourself so as to liberate yourself from my dulcet tones…ha.) But recently, I kinda got, figuratively at least, punched in the solar plexus. It was especially disturbing…
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December 9, 2011 0

Even days after reading it, I remain beyond blown away, still astonished by the courage displayed in this incredible article:¬†http://www.nytimes.com/2011/07/10/opinion/sunday/10als.html?emc=eta1 Makes me feel bad for ever bitching about anything, ever. And so inspired by how richly, how fully Dudley Clendinen chooses to live his final days. (No whining!…dammit.)


July 15, 2011 0