Monthly Archives: January 2016

What’s up with that? West Side Story-Road Rage Edition

The jumbley thoughts in my brain all jelled around this road rage news story last night and I had to ask; What’s up with acting out your road rage? The story showed two guys getting out of their cars at … Continue reading

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Like Us on Facebook!-A page for everything

  This morning as I was wrapping dog medicine in a ball of fake cheese I looked down at the box, and there it was; “Like Us on Facebook!”. Velveeta cheese has its very own Facebook page. I glanced around … Continue reading

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Customer Service-Shorefault Disease

At work, on a good day,I hide in my office, swivel in my big chair and sniff the sharpies while doing the accounting, payroll and the business end of running our insurance business.   I don’t need to interact with the … Continue reading

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People of a Certain Age

“The first thing I do in the morning is read the obituaries.  If my name isn’t listed, I start my day”   The quote above, in various forms, has been attributed to about a million different people (or maybe less, … Continue reading

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Hi-brain-ation, Please Stand By

As I mentioned in a post the other day, I am in hi-brain-ation, and my mental acuity is at an all time low.   Like joy sucking zombies, the sunless, cold January days seem to have reached in and attached … Continue reading

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Are you in there? Happy Birthday Mom

Happy 96th Birthday Mom. You look so happy in the picture.   Seeing your smile makes me happy, and I’m sorry I’m not with you today. When I talked to you, you managed to say the words “thank you” but … Continue reading

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Blame it on the Dog

For the last week, the dogs and I have been batching it.    “Get me outta here, I need a vacation” Dave was off doing freezy things in Montana ( ice fishing, snowmobiling, other freezy type things you do when … Continue reading

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Are you an Eeyore or Tigger? Me? I want to be an Eeger

Do you see a pattern here?   I’m quoting children’s books again.  You might think I hadn’t read any adult literature. I’m okay with that because there are plenty of people who can spout philosophy from the muddy depths of … Continue reading

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Bless This Hot Mess

  I saw this little message on a sign the other day and thought how appropriate it is for me right now. I am one HOT MESS. Each January my brain goes into hibernation.  I can’t speak intelligently, put words … Continue reading

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The Places We’ll Go- Thoughts on Learning, Change and Growth

“You’ll get mixed up, of course, as you already know. You’ll get mixed up with many strange birds as you go. So be sure when you step. Step with care and great tact and remember that Life’s a Great Balancing … Continue reading

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