Isolating Long Before It Was Cool Bitter Friday Giftures

  As you may not be aware of, there is this outbreak of disease going on, which means that we have to stay home as much as we can for a while. I'm not sure how all these extroverts are going to handle this, but us introverts are doing just fine. If it wasn't for … Continue reading Isolating Long Before It Was Cool Bitter Friday Giftures

Earth Shattering Bitter Friday Giftures

  My time has finally come. I've been trying to spread the bitterness for over 8 years now, and I think it is finally starting to sink in for people. Just like everyone else in the world, there is that pandemic thing going on here, but just to make sure we had more to be … Continue reading Earth Shattering Bitter Friday Giftures

Social Distancing Bitter Friday Giftures

  If you didn't know, today is Friday the 13th, the moon is full and some sort of pandemic is going on here. I can't find toilet paper or hand sanitizer (ever heard of soap?) and all the people are going crazy out there. The NBA is cancelled, E3 is cancelled (what else is there … Continue reading Social Distancing Bitter Friday Giftures

So Dramatic Bitter Friday Giftures

  My wife and I talk about the debate between nature vs. nurture a lot. Probably because we have one child that is biological and one who is adopted. Why do some personality things seem to pass down because of what our kids are around and what comes from their parent's direct DNA? Our kids … Continue reading So Dramatic Bitter Friday Giftures

Ignoravirus Bitter Friday Giftures

  There has been a lot of talk about viruses this year.  It started small with just a word or two, but little by little it has grown. I guess that is how all viruses spread. Now people are wearing masks, covering their eyes and mouths, and starting to panic. Yes, the election is this … Continue reading Ignoravirus Bitter Friday Giftures

Taking Out the Garbage Bitter Friday Giftures

  At the time of typing this blog, I'm bitter, sore and utterly exhausted. I don't mean to throw my parents under the bus, but they are the reason why. You see, they live almost full-time down in the southern part of Utah, while we live in the northern part, where they have a condo … Continue reading Taking Out the Garbage Bitter Friday Giftures

Pioneer Woman Bitterness

As you know, I'm bitter. If you don't know that, then you haven't been following my blog for 7 years, or you didn't notice the title. Most of the time, I like to rant about the little things. Traffic, soap, the way my toes don't fit into socks; you know, stuff that Jerry Seinfeld could … Continue reading Pioneer Woman Bitterness

Refuel Bitter Friday Giftures

  We're coming up on the most depressing day of the year soon (I think it is usually like January 18th every year), which is a bitter person's fuel.  To prepare for this special day, let's talk about how we can fuel up for this event. What are some things that work for me? There … Continue reading Refuel Bitter Friday Giftures

Baby Yoda Bitter Friday Giftures

  I may be the only one in the world who doesn't have Disney+.  I'm sure you all find that really hard to believe. What kind of bitter person couldn't love the Disney+ channel? And then you remember that I'm the most bitter. That doesn't mean that I haven't heard about the most buzzed new … Continue reading Baby Yoda Bitter Friday Giftures

Hot List Bitter Friday Giftures

  I am a failure in many aspects of my life. I think you know some of them and I don't have time to list most of them. In order to really feel like a failure, make sure you compare yourself to someone who is much better off than you. Easy peasy, you will feel … Continue reading Hot List Bitter Friday Giftures

Decorating with Bitter Friday Giftures

  My wife and I were in charge of the decorating for our church Christmas party this last week, which means my wife was in charge and I helped.  Let me tell you how hard it is to watch her wrap presents for a centerpiece, string up strands and more strands of stockings, wrap certain … Continue reading Decorating with Bitter Friday Giftures

Headphones Friday Bitter Giftures

  Sometimes, I wonder if the greatest invention ever for an introvert has already been invented. They have been with me through all the bitter trials in my life. They've helped me ignore concourses of overwhelming extroverts, helped me look busy and focused at work, and given me excuses for not hearing what important people … Continue reading Headphones Friday Bitter Giftures

What does your work computer do on weekends?

I guess there are some people out there that love work so much, that they work weekends, even though they don't have to. I should know. My wife watches Hallmark movies, and that is the MO of every single bad boyfriend on that network. There are only 3 script types at Hallmark. Script number 1B … Continue reading What does your work computer do on weekends?

Running on a Treadmill Bitter Friday Giftures

  Whatever you do, don't go to the doctor. You think you are just going there for a routine check or to get some pills so they can just easily cure you. Turns out that isn't the case. They grilled me about everything that was wrong with me, and boy was there everything wrong with … Continue reading Running on a Treadmill Bitter Friday Giftures

Weening off Bitter Friday Giftures

  I've never been big into using long names for people. I've always been a nickname person. For each of my siblings, my wife and kids - I have nicknames for all of them. Who needs to call someone their long name? That requires so much effort. I even go by my short name. Can … Continue reading Weening off Bitter Friday Giftures

Mustard Seed Bitterness

I'm a very picky eater. I don't know if it was because when I was growing up, I really just liked peanut butter sandwiches, and cereal and no one ever forced me to try anything new, or if it was my tongue that exclusively likes the bitter taste.  I'm pretty much like Mikey from the … Continue reading Mustard Seed Bitterness