Recent Posts: Laughing With Buddha
Be Careful What You Wish For
In the words of the esteemed Bilbo Baggins, “I have no use for adventures. Nasty, disturbing and uncomfortable things.”
Is The Summer Over Yet?
I have a love-hate relationship with summer. I love the balmy summer mornings and cool summer evenings. I can do without the rest of the day.
Closet Culling – Part Two
Cosmetic and Other Bags This seasonal closet culling wouldn’t be so bad if I didn’t have so many cosmetic bags jammed between the shoe boxes at the top of my closet. It’s a game of Jenga as I pull out a shoebox, hold my breath and wait for the avalanche of bags to bounce off […]
Part One: Shoes I finally packed away the winter sweaters and flannel shirts and hung my summer tees and capris in their place. I hate this seasonal task so much that I delay it for as long as I can. It’s not that I have that many clothes to pack away. It’s the shoes. The […]
GRANDPARENTS’ MORNING… and the trials and tribulations to get there
When he reached for my hand, it took all my self-control to not reach down and lift him up into my arms, to hold him there for a long time, to make up for two years of “air hugs” that were no substitute for a good strong grandma hug.
Monthly Archives: April 2015
The granddaddy of all disappointments, for me, began at my conception, when two X chromosomes hooked up and determined my sex. If I had any control over the matter, I would have urged that egg to hold out until a … Continue reading
Working For Tips
There is a movement gaining traction in the restaurant industry to take servers off the current tip based payment system and put them on a salary. Higher salaries would mean a higher food bill for the customer, but a fairer pay … Continue reading
Don’t Kill Your Mate! Ten Steps To Stop The Snoring
Thinking back to my wedding day, almost 40 years ago, I remember my eternal vows to love and cherish “for better and for worse, for richer and for poorer, and through sickness and health.” I don’t remember any mention of … Continue reading