I can stand here on a soapbox and voice my concerns and observations, except I have no idea where one obtains a soapbox and it’s easier to just get to the point…… Read More Text Etiquette 2 – Because Good Manners Still Don’t Hurt Anyone
When my brother and I were little we found a treasure trove of records, 45’s and 78’s which were my mom’s and her brothers when they were younger. We still had record players back then, in the not so distant past I might add, We had one of the semi-portable ones and would sit in… Read More Big Bad Bruce (Jenner)
Yesterday was Patriot Day in remembrance of 9/11 and my kid’s school held an assembly to honor the veterans and those currently serving in the military. Incidentally, the school is K-5 grade. Not one of these kids honoring their flag, veteran’s and the victims of 9/11 was even alive when it happened. To them, it’s… Read More Slightly Cracked Observations – Respect and Patriotism
Life is funny sometimes. Ok a lot of the time. I have to laugh because there is nothing much else to do when things don’t go as planned, crying is not an option really. If you read part 1 and part 2 of the Single mom’s (dad’s too) summer survival guide, you know it took… Read More Single Mom’s (ok Dad’s too) Summer Survival Guide – Pt 3; Sometimes you just have to wing it
Ho Ho Ho and Fa la la la la, de da de do do. That is my own made up version of Holiday carols. I do that sometimes and it’s always fun to play around with words and phrases, especially to illicit a laugh or two from an appreciating crowd. Or my kids. I know… Read More Dislike Unlike, Like Seriously? …a Mental Moment
How many different kinds of love are there? You think many from growing up when you were told at every turn, typically after questioning why you felt the same way about your Great Aunt Gertie as you did your favorite stuffed animal? Or why mommy and daddy kissed but you weren’t supposed to kiss your brother/sister/cousin/insert relative… Read More Love is Love..
First we had Farmville and all its similar time suck cousins. Frontierville, Petville, I don’t know what I am Playingville. I quit those when I started using my debit card to buy Farm Cash. Yes I know, I am not proud of that but there it is. Then, came the Angry Birds. If you have been… Read More As if Birds With the Freaky Eyebrows Weren’t Enough… Now It’s Candy, and I am a SUCKER!
I is for…Ignorance A while back I wrote a post called Stupid is Stupid but Ignorance is Bliss. It was in my early blogging days and while I stand by much of what I wrote at the time Today’s Mental Moment… is about how the Ignorance is bliss philosophy can, and often does, go to far.… Read More A-Z Challenge; I is for Ignorance Mental Moment
My first granddaughter was born yesterday. 7 lbs 5 oz, the image of her Mama at the age of just barely new to the world. She came like the winds of March, fierce, and fast, though not furious or angry. She is protected from the worst of that and leaves is to her Mama to… Read More The Belly Which Launched a Thousand Ships Turns Ninja
Often when I am writing and the subject of being not right in the head comes up, I will be happily clacking along the key board, tap tap tap tap tappity tap tap …tap …t..a..p and am stopped short by the fact I am in a place where I am not happy to be. It… Read More Call me Crazy, No, Really…
When I got divorced and was given the title of primary custodial parent to my children, I was also given a court order that specified that the noncustodual parent was to pay me a certain amount a month for the care and support of the children and should I not be paid the specified amount… Read More The Irony is Gonna Kill Me
Not for me silly. I just had a marvelous epiphany. Well really it sucked, but it .. actually two separate ones .. they both sucked. And its the perpetrators of said thoughts to reach epiphany,,that suck, I mean have headupassitis. I don;t know what else it could possibly be. I had it once a long time… Read More A Case of Headupassitis, I May Need a Crowbar, and Authority
I can tell you this isn’t about politics and you may laugh at me and think well, it’s the 8th word into what is offered, so it must be all about politics. I guess I can start out by conceding the point that it is partly about politics but not about whose are right or… Read More One Nation, and it says Indivisible
Ok – I have been struggling with something and I just …need a little help. May Day May Day! Too dramatic? It is May, a day in May, not really May Day but ok. A day in May is Mother’s Day. Also Tuesday coming up is a day in May. There is a whole month… Read More Being Difficult