Why Are Fridays So Fun?

Everybody seems to agree that Fridays are special. Some think it is the best day of the week. You wake up and it all just seems DIFFERENT on a Friday, somehow. Everyone is a bit more chipper, you are already planning the weekend and nothing seems quite as bad on a Friday. Why is that?Continue reading “Why Are Fridays So Fun?”

My Kitchen Is Too Small

We all make the best decisions we can with the information we are given and trying to think ahead is never easy. When we downsized and moved into a ranch style home in a nice neighborhood so our kids would have access to a great school and have friends to play with, I did notContinue reading “My Kitchen Is Too Small”

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”

Landscaping Part IV

Alright, alright cool cats and kittens. . .I’m a little delirious from the yardwork which is pathetic since most of the hard labor was done by the youngins. Have I said I’m too old for this shit yet? LOL Here are some photos from today’s work. My friend comes tomorrow to help me edge. THENContinue reading “Landscaping Part IV”

The Best Thing I Have Ever Created

You hear parents saying all different things about their kids and I was not sure what any of them meant when I was younger. You hear some moms say they are the best part of me or the best thing I’ve ever “done”, etc. Motherhood is very interesting and very deep. I did not growContinue reading “The Best Thing I Have Ever Created”

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”

Punishing Children

I definitely spare the rod with my children. As a child of an abusive Mother who regularly used physical punishment for every infraction, I was determined to end that cycle. Other than a playful slap on the booty on their way up the stairs or a stern smack on the hand or arm if theyContinue reading “Punishing Children”