A Plate Spinner's Disaster Preparedness Plan

These days, a quick glance at the headlines can be enough to convince anybody that the end must surely be near, what with all of the earthquakes, mega storms, drought, global financial meltdowns, genocide, and perhaps most alarming - read on......more

How Twinkies' outcry reveals America's lack of discipline

There are A LOT of overweight people in my family. Don't get me wrong. They are NICE people who would help a stranger if asked. They are all good-hearted people who want to see everyone do well. They are GOOD people. But when it comes to food, sometimes they make bad decisions in selection, preparation, and Oh Lawd quantity. I struggle each day to make sure I make healthy decisions, so that I don't have to deal with early onset of diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease. I beat myself up sometimes when I drink a 100 calorie Lipton tea instead of water....more

Happy is Hard

It’s hard to stay the course and true North when a Category 5 hurricane hits home! Let’s call it Mother. I’m bobbing and weaving, bobbing and weaving. Avoiding landmines in the living room and booby traps at the dinner table… And as if that weren’t hard enough, I started a whole body detox?...more

Online Dating – oy-veh!

Dating…online dating….it is an odd forum. It’s trendy and artificial, like Twinkies were in the 1970’s. Here’s an Email I got this week from some ass-wipe on Match.com and my reply. Enough said, right? Dear Italian Princess: ...more

Dear Single Indian Girl (love the name):

I'm glad you got a giggle from my post.

I met my ...more