Staycation!

I guess I needed some more relaxation time. I loved being with my husband at the beach with BFF #1 -JoAnne and her man, but I wanted some more. Greedy, aren’t I? As it turned out my sister was going on her first post vaccination vacation with her boyfriend so I volunteered to catsit/housesit. HerContinue reading “Staycation!”

Self Awareness Is Painful

Self Awareness is an important aspect of being a good human. To have conscious knowledge of one’s own character, feelings, motives and desires is painful but in the end I think it makes you a better person in the long run. I want to talk about this pain today because I have it in spadesContinue reading “Self Awareness Is Painful”

Oscars 2021 – Hot Weird Mess

My husband is puzzled at my love of watching award shows. I used to watch them all. I loved seeing all the glamorous people dressed in their crazy couture outfits and see if I spotted my favorites among them. As I got older I started to recognize people less and less especially in the musicContinue reading “Oscars 2021 – Hot Weird Mess”

What Happens To Birthdays After We Die?

I mean, I know WE do not celebrate but do the living who are left behind? I wonder this because today is my Uncle Alex’s birthday or would have been had he not passed away. He would have been 93 today. It is cool that his birthday fell on Earth Day this year because heContinue reading “What Happens To Birthdays After We Die?”

Teens Are Not Thugs

Teenagers have a bad reputation as a group. Just like any other group there are good and bad people intermixed. But too often, our society becomes prejudiced by a group and judge all of them based on a small percentage’s behavior. That is unfair and sets everyone up for failure. I remember shopping at ourContinue reading “Teens Are Not Thugs”

Honest Review of Minari From A Korean Immigrant

Have you watched Minari yet? Friday evening, I went to my sister’s house and fixed Ttokbukki, drank White Claw and watching Minari on Amazon Prime. We decided it was worth $20.00 to not be in a COVID filled theater with less than stellar food. I’m so glad we did. Minari is not for everyone soContinue reading “Honest Review of Minari From A Korean Immigrant”

I Am Too Old For This Shit

Do you remember that movie from 1987 “Lethal Weapon”? The one line I quote over and over is “I’m too old for this shit”. I know 53 is not THAT old but there are certainly things I no longer enjoy doing because it is just difficult to do anymore for various reasons. Since both kidsContinue reading “I Am Too Old For This Shit”

Backyard Camping!

My youngest daughter was supposed to do backyard camping with her friend. We always try to find COVID safe activities outdoors. Unfortunately the one night they planned had temperatures as low as 29. Yikes! Neither like cold weather so they decided to reschedule for a weekend in the future. In the meanwhile, she had campingContinue reading “Backyard Camping!”