Archive for June, 2018

Political Randt

Quashing the truth always worries me. I’m concerned for a generation of kids growing up with confusing messages from (supposed) grown-ups who tell stories with facts conveniently omitted because those facts don’t support their narrative. Continue reading

Throwback Thursday – Picking up Styx

I know I’ve thrown back to this before. I can’t help it. It was such a spontaneous and wonderful moment. Five years ago, it looked like I wasn’t going to be able to meet one of my rock heroes, Tommy... Continue reading

An Expensive Lesson

Perhaps I got a little too blase about purchasing things online. I don’t even remember what my mindset was like when I bought Advanced Final Skin Care on a ‘risk-free trial’ by paying ‘only the shipping cost’. I defy anyone... Continue reading

Unhealthy (Social Media) Habits

It breaks my heart to see so many people sharing bogus health information on social media. Add to that, the conspiracy theories surrounding the government suppressing the cures for cancer and other diseases. Scientists have families too. Continue reading

If Dad Only Knew

My hope for Dads yesterday was that they felt how much they’re loved and appreciated. Continue reading

Cookies are Stupid

Not chocolate chip or peanut butter cookies. Cookies on the Internet that capture a bit of data from your visit to a website only to use it against you later on. Continue reading
Vienna and Ryker very animated as she sits on an upholstered chair and he reaches over to tickle her

Thankful Thursday – Grandbabies

A great joy in my life is being a Grandma without ever having children. Wait, that didn’t come out right. It’s not that I am joyful that I didn’t have children. But I got grandkids anyway.  Continue reading

Making A Real Difference

If this post makes you a little uncomfortable, that’s part of the reason I’m writing it. It’s evidence of a problem that needs fixing for girls of the present and future. Continue reading
stacks of packed boxes by Ari via Flickr

A New Method for Decluttering

Forget the KonMari method – deciding to keep only the items that bring you joy. Don’t buy a bunch of baskets and sort your stuff. That only helps the basket-makers and doesn’t do enough to reduce the amount of stuff... Continue reading

Help is on Its Way

The suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain rattled me. I don’t own a Kate Spade bag and I’ve never watched Bourdain’s show, although I did purchase Kitchen Confidential after years of hearing about how brave and bold it is.... Continue reading