Carpool Hell

When Californians say carpool they may think about having to ride with colleagues or friends to be kinder to the Earth and to save money . When Carolineans say carpool they are most likely referring to the hell that only parents of school aged children have to endure — that dreaded early morning, mid afternoonContinue reading “Carpool Hell”

Things That Go Munch In The Night

We have a night thief. I love feeding birds but squirrels are pigs so we invested in a squirrel proof feeder. It worked great. They get frustrated but do not eat anything but the crumbs thrown down by the greedy Nuthatches. I have really enjoyed seeing the myriad of birds flock to our feeder. OurContinue reading “Things That Go Munch In The Night”

Grits Are Not A Substitute For Cornmeal!

Okay, okay – I’m a pretty fine cook by most standards. I really am. I can roast a mean standing beef rib roast, I make delicious vegetarian dishes even meat eaters crave, I’m a whiz with a Korean cookbook but for some reason, if it involves flour I am an EPIC FAIL. I know betterContinue reading “Grits Are Not A Substitute For Cornmeal!”

Sweet Sixteen?

One of my daughters is turning 16 this year. How did that happen? Time has been a blur for the past three years for me and I can hardly believe this time has come. I asked her if she wanted a party or anything and she asked me, “Why?” so I did some research andContinue reading “Sweet Sixteen?”

You KNEAD A Massage

There are many reasons why we should all see a professional massage therapist. A good massage reduces stress, improves sleep, helps manage certain kinds of pain, some say it can detoxify your cells and many believe it can also strengthen the immune system. I can not speak to the last two benefits but I canContinue reading “You KNEAD A Massage”

Picking Off Scabs

I really really really want to write about funny things on this blog but I keep writing about mental health. My hope is that it might help someone else out there. I’m no expert and I have never claimed to be but sharing is caring, right? If you are a subscriber you know that IContinue reading “Picking Off Scabs”