Don’t Hurt Yourself

Buckle up, friends. This Writing Wednesday is fueled by years of frustration over the misuse of one very simple word: MYSELF By definition, myself is used when the speaker is the object of a verb or preposition and the subject of that clause. BUT, that's a lot of grammar jargon, so look at it this way: The [...]

Bills, Bills, Bills

Drew made a "big purchase" yesterday. And I use the quotes because the more we talked about it, the more I realized "big" doesn't mean the same to everyone. For me, any one item over $200 is a big purchase. I spend $40 on jeans, maybe just as much on a sweater, if I really like [...]