3 times I accidentally shoplifted

Ok I know accidentally shoplifting 3 times may sound like a lot and it sounds like its not accidental, but this is over the course of my whole life and at very different times....more

More than ironic...

Ironic. It is 2 a.m. and I am awake. This after blogging just yesterday (actually, just hours ago) about doing more with less time -- because my brain had started sleeping through the night, making my days shorter. (I actually was lamenting my sleeping through the night. What was I thinking?!) I got up a little after 2, figured it was too early to really be up, and so ate a bowl of Raisin Bran, followed by a short glass of prune juice -- because if I am old enough to awaken naturally at 2 a.m....more
roseredstories Thanks! :) At least Christmas break is coming... that should perk me up!more

"R" is for Racing with the Wind.

One of the fun challenges of the A to Z Blogging Challenge and the theme that I've chosen is picking a story from The New York Times out of the hundreds published that prompt me to want to write. Some days it can be painful to find stories through the lens of the alphabet. For example, there aren't many stories in The Times where "K" factors in prominently if you don't count "Korea" or "Kew Gardens". Just sayin'....more

Isn't it Ironic?

It's like rain on your wedding day.It's a free ride when you've already paid.It's the good advice that you just didn't take.Who would've thought... it figures.Alanis Morissette...more

Oh, the irony of being a grown up...

My decision to become a dietary vegan was a very personal one that did not come about quickly. So when I finally made the leap, the only people who knew in the beginning were my kids - I have a 14-year-old son (Matt) and a 17-year-old daughter (Naomi). They were both supportive, especially since I emphasized that I did not expect them to make this change along with me. But once I had told them, I was at a loss of how to go about telling the other people in my life without making it out to be a "big deal." That may sound odd to those who don't know me, so let me explain....more

The Jesus Guy Stole My Bike

 I can’t get it out of my mind. Last night I was walking my dog in my neighborhood and I noticed that the hunky guy, who mows his lawn without a shirt, sold his house and was putting the last of his stuff on the curb. For esthetic reasons, he will be sadly missed....more