10 Kinds of People Nobody Likes

As a general rule, I don't like to write about negative things.But sometimes rules were made to be broken. Everyone knows at least one of these people, yet no one likes any of them....more
BrownGirlLongHair LADrye ---Thanks so much. Wishing the same for you. I'll be checking in !more

The Weasel (A Love/Hate Story)

My diet restart officially began July 1st; not because starting on the first of the month seemed logical, it started because I soothed my emotions the night before with a dinner that consisted of a ½ box of Nuts and Chews from See’s Candies....more

The View Through Shattered Rose Colored Glasses

Life is crazy. If it was a rollercoaster ride, I don't know if I would be tall enough to ride it. But here I am sitting in the front seat watching as all this craziness is coming at me faster and faster. I know I am messing up and often wish there was a reset button, like on the original Nintendo games. I wish I could just take the game out, blow on it, bang it on my butt and put it back in and everything would work better. If only life were that easy but alas... it isn't. So here I am, sharing what I've learned, what I'm enduring and trying to keep from exploding....more

Workin' for a Lovin'

From the Twitterverse @MartinQuinn66 asks:...more

Humans Disgust Me

Cassandra@TND Thank you! :-)more

Oh Come All Ye Old Faithful Suckers

On a recent three day road trip to northern California our wallets were gouged by near $6 a gallon gas prices, fainting goats on strike and a spitting steam valve purported to be the “Old Faithful” geyser.With a Cliff notes itinerary and travel time a premium, our rental car quickly filled with irritated banter when my husband altered our plans. He turned at a hand-scrawled wood sign: Old Faithful, 13 miles.“Old Faithful is a national treasure,” he said. “Seems silly not to go. Calistoga is a few minutes out of the way.”...more

"Me Bad Parent:" The Do's and Don't of Parenting

I was online searching for images of parenting, and I came across these old-school photos of baby care "do's" and "don'ts." I think they are super-helpful and should definitely be left on bedside tables in maternity wards for new moms and dads who are clueless. I mean, I almost washed my baby with a power hose, but if I had seen this, I would have known better:...more

Obama's Tan Suit: an impeachable wardrobe offense?


Why Your 'But' Gets in Your Way and What to Do About it

It's time to talk about those big buts!We've all done it. It's the 'yes, but' response. And it happens all the time, every day, and mostly under the consciousness radar. And your big but is getting in your way when it comes to connecting, collaborating and building relationships."It's a great idea, but...""Yes, he's a great guy, but...""I really like this, but...."...more

In Sickness, Health, And The Moments I Want To Punch You In The Junk: Honest Wedding Vows

 Paul and I went with traditional wedding vows. Whatever was included in the $60 package at the Little White Wedding Chapel in Vegas worked fine for us. I think it's impressive when people have sweet, sentimental, personally written vows. Either way I call bullshit though....more