Girl Scout Cookie Widow

Most of you have heard of a football widow, right? That’s when the woman is ignored while her husband is obsessed with football season. He leaves her alone while he watches football on every tv and station in the house. Nobody I love cares that much about any sport ball. Girl Scouts are another story.Continue reading “Girl Scout Cookie Widow”


My daughter just had her kickoff meeting yesterday and learned what this year’s competition is about THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORTATION. It is called Rapid React. I am super excited bout the new season. At first glance these FIRST competitions just look like fun and games but there is a lot behind the scenes. This yearContinue reading “FIRST ROBOTICS – 2022”

Girl Scouts Hire Their First Asian CEO

JoAnne texted me the news and I finally got a chance to read the whole article today. I am a fan of Girl Scouts, I truly am. I think it is a very good organization and if used thoughtfully, girls can really gain a lot from the program. There are way more positive than negatives.Continue reading “Girl Scouts Hire Their First Asian CEO”

Xmas Songs – BAH HUMBUG!

When JoAnne mentioned Xmas MUZAK from Kmart I had to curl up in a fetal position and rock back and forth until I got over the yucky memories that brought back. The only thing good about any of that canned repetitive music was when one of the FABULOUS gays at Kmart would belt out aContinue reading “Xmas Songs – BAH HUMBUG!”


FIRST stands for For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology. It is a robotics community for young people partnering with volunteers, parents, educators and sponsors. It is a non profit organization that was founded by an inventor (Dean Kamen) in 1989. In my opinion, it is a FANTASTIC way to promote STEM and helpContinue reading “FIRST ROBOTICS”

The Butterfly Highway

Because of the COVID pandemic, I have walked more than I normally do. It was was for my physical health but it benefitted my mental health far more. The winter weather cut down on the amount of time I was outside for a couple of months but luckily the weather is pretty mild here inContinue reading “The Butterfly Highway”

For My GS Troop, Cookie Season is Over!!

In the Girl Scout World, cookies aren’t just a fundraiser, or something that you do one or 2 weekends. Cookies are a season, and they really last 3-4 months, just like a real season. In our council, leaders get their training in November. Then in December they pass the training on to the girls andContinue reading “For My GS Troop, Cookie Season is Over!!”