Ever gotten a note from someone at just the right time and it encouraged you and made your day brighter? Yea well, this is not that. Well I mean it is if you’re spirits are lifted by a wacky sense of humor. Because I have plenty of that and use it often in my “note […]Read More Let the Sticky Note Battle Begin.
Working in a cubicle had its challenges. On this day, I needed a change in my setup to inspire fresh enthusiasm for the tasks at hand. My back had already proclaimed that if it didn’t get relief and a new position it was going to refuse to function any longer. So… I used what I […]Read More Girl, Get Out the Box.
If you fail to plan, you plan to fail. It’s one of my favorite quotes. Benjamin Franklin was a smart guy and I think we would have been friends. Probably would have been friends with Winston Churchill too because he said something similar. Two great world leaders who knew a lot about success against adversity. […]Read More What’s the Plan?
I’m sure you’re surprised that I don’t do exercise classes given my obvious athletic ability. But it’s true. I will not take a pilates class, a yoga class, a boxing class, or a trampoline jumping class. Not with a goat, Not on a boat. Not if it’s free or under a tree. Not if it’s […]Read More 10 Reasons Why I Don’t Do Exercise Classes.
Glued to the weather coverage last week, Hurricane Ian was coming fast and I was in full blown stress-shopping mode. Six trips to Publix in four days and I finally felt prepared. Oh sure, I could always use more snacks especially if this thing was delayed any further, but at the moment we were stocked. […]Read More The Pork Butt Rode Shotgun
You may think shopping for art supplies is a fairly mundane task. My husband would agree with you. But the other day I was standing in front of drawing pencils when I heard the unmistakable sounds of a kid pooping. Yes I’m serious. So much for being boring huh? While shopping for drawing supplies (new […]Read More Poop on Aisle 2
When the call came in, I thought it was a joke. “You want me to do what?” “I think you’ve got the wrong number.” “Am I on candid camera?” Sure enough, son Austin and his wife Nicole were asking me to dogsit. Yes, for real and yes without supervision. I was as shocked as you […]Read More I Dogsat a Pooch.
I remember when I got my driver’s license at age fifteen. That, my friends, was a big deal. I felt so cool in command of my white 1981 Ford Granada. My car windows were even adorned with one of those Garfield cats held in place by suction cups on the hands. I was sure to […]Read More This Should Be Part of the Driver’s Test.
For my birthday this year, Eric and I spent a weekend in Mt. Dora, a quaint nearby town with old Florida charm. It’s well known for its lakes, quiet country inns, antique shops and festivals. There’s an old railroad station in the center of town along with a variety of dining options and it’s all […]Read More Where Can I Get a Blue Bubble Suit?
You know those crazy questions people ask as icebreakers? Things like “what’s your second favorite movie” or “ if you could be a vegetable, which one would you be”… Yep, those questions. I never have good answers to any of them so they frustrate me. But there’s one question that if asked my answer will […]Read More Dogs? Nope. Well, Maybe on Tuesdays.