How To Feel Better About the World

After watching the drama over substance of the Republican Convention; after listening to the President of Estonia tell NPR that a Trump decision to withhold support if a NATO ally were invaded meant "the end of NATO itself, NATO, around which the world has been organized since 1949;" after driving behind 20-somethings texting while bumbling along in the fast lane; after Monsoon rains quashed my plans to test my knee in the pool; after all of that, I couldn't summon any positive energy at all.Then, I read Intrepid Cat's Facebook post, and my world took on a sunnier hue. ...more

Injured, But Unbowed

Was it playing offense so that Mr. 11 could learn to take a charge?Was it the impossible-for-me-but-I'll-try-it-nonetheless piece in Pilates?Is it the loosening of my psoas? ...more

Who Said What, When - A Snippet

Did Mrs. Trump write her own speech? Did she listen to former First Ladies' speeches and incorporate their words into hers? ...more

End of Summer With The Boys

As our very mature Mr. 13 reminded us, school begins in 3 weeks. ...more

I Wouldn't Buy a Dishwasher From These People

My regular medications have been on automatic refill with BCBSAZ for years. ...more

Politics 2016 - The Gossip Edition

There is no reason that any of the information contained within this post should be used as a reason to vote for or against anyone. ...more

All These Mouthy Women - A Snippet

Ruth Bader Ginsburg.... Notorious RBG.... Cornellian... ....more

Another Rant - Politics 2016

Every time I think about either one of them being in the Oval Office, I get a little nauseous. ...more

The Service Department

Do you feel anxious when you bring your car into the dealership for a minor service? Do you wonder what else they might find lurking under the hood? Do you hide your valuables in the trunk so as not to tempt the technician? ...more

Futbol! - A Snippet

We all watched Little Cuter play soccer, we loved the Women's World Cup teams, but that was the extent of our soccer madness. ...more