• The remains of the day.

    I was doing laundry when the phone rang. My husband told me to turn on the TV.  A plane had hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center building in New York City. The Today Show came into focus just as the second plane hit the South Tower. And then the Pentagon. And reports… Continue Reading

  • Ode to toilet.

    For the men in my life… 1.  If you need to use this… 2.  And you see this… 3.  Look on top of this (reference 1. above) 4.  For reference, this is not correct… 5.  Nor this… 6.  Nor this… 7.  Give yourself a gold star if you accomplished this… 8. And two minutes in… Continue Reading

  • Over the rainbow.

    The Hotline section of our local paper has been all abuzz this past two weeks with submissions regarding a LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) pride group that apparently participated in the local Fourth of July parade. For the uninitiated, the Hotline is a forum for reader’s comments in our local paper – a coherent thought… Continue Reading

  • So sorry – but it’s better this way.

    Chris Rock used to do a bit about how the only thing women needed to survive was water, air and compliments. I think you can throw apologies and rationalizations into that mix. I myself seem to have been supported by these two emotional crutches throughout my existence.  I’m certain I apologized to my mother on… Continue Reading