I love getting non-standard confirmations for things that I order. Normally, I get a very boring, "Your order has shipped. Your tracking number is blah blah blah. Thank you for spending your money with us." You get the drift. I ordered a couple of bracelets from Road ID (thanks, Ann) and got the confirmation that … Continue reading Creative Marketing
You always wonder what kind of person your child will grow into. Especially when that child caused a lot of angst in their teenage years and early adult years. Melissa was one that I always worried about. I've seen so much growth in her over the past few years and I've watched her blossom into … Continue reading Heart And Soul
We've had some lovely winter weather. This does not mean that we're going to have a white Christmas, but coming up to Christmas it's been beautiful. Fucking cold, but beautiful! Here are some random shots that I've taken over the past couple three or four days.
I don't know why I can't just keep my big mouth shut. I want to scream "DO YOUR HOMEWORK BEFORE YOU MAKE COMMENTS!" But I didn't. Instead... Why is it that some believe anything about someone who sits on the other side of the fence solely based on the fact that they are … Continue reading Saturday Morning Conversations
This week I have substituted on a couple of volleyball teams. The captain is the same on both teams. Here are some of the things I heard come out of her mouth. HER mouth! Come on, Nancy. Hit the ball. (said to one of the guys) Am I gonna have to put a skirt on … Continue reading Perpetuating Inequality
I'm old. I run. The two are not necessarily a great combination. I know I've mentioned before that I've had fits figuring out what type of shoe I need in order to deal with foot pain. I have that sort of figured out. A temporary fix, at least, until I can get to a running … Continue reading Avoiding Injury
Every day my good friend and I chat (I'll leave her name out of it so as not to incriminate the innocent). I love when my day starts out with fun conversations with fun friends. Sent at 8:27 AM on Wednesday Fun Friend: here's the thought provoking question of the day .... "why do atheists celebrate … Continue reading History Lesson