Evolution of a Buzz

Have you ever had one of those nights that landed you in a bar on a Tuesday night in the midst of crazed drunkenness?  The kind of crazy where everyone around is taking part in this secret tribe of togetherness with people that they hardly know?  The kind of drunkenness that ends with everyone singing a Grateful Dead song in unison without music? ...more

What Books Say

Late at night, when I’m the last human awake, and even Ruby is shut down save one ear ...more

Parents vs. Teenagers: How to Win the Internet Battle

I love my boys. They're good kids, respectful (most of the time) and hard working (again, most of the time.) I really couldn't ask for more. I have noticed, however, that something comes over them as they become teenagers. There is a small amount of testing the boundaries. OK, some days there's a lot of testing. This is not at all unexpected and I don't think for a second that they are approaching rebellion. They just do things occasionally that they know they we've asked them not to....more
No, I wouldn't have. If my children couldn't show enough maturity to not stay on the Internet ...more

Read All About It!

The summer is here, the kids are out of school, picnics, swimming pools, fun, late nights, family time and the library sets up activities for the kids as well as adults. The summer reading program at the library is a lot of fun. I usually sign up for them at my library. I enjoying reading all types of books. I'm not stuck in one topic or author. It's the only way to learn new things. I read several books usually as the same time. I go from book to book. I plan on signing up at my library this summer. Here's a few I've been reading:...more

Thanks, for your two favorite books. I'll have to check those out. I love reading all types of ...more

Beauty Tips for Late Nighters

Most people make light of staying up late, thinking that whatever damages that are caused can be slept away by the next night. If only this were true! Staying up late inflicts long-lasting damage to your overall well-being, including your skin. What's more, burning the midnight oil has become routine for most people, myself included, so there's no 'replenishing of sleep' to speak of. The list of negative impacts accompanying late nights is endless, but I'm not here to condemn late nights, so on with the tips! ...more