The Lizard That Got Away

Before I started blogging, I would send eMails that recapped funny experiences to my family and friends. My mentor professor told me she saved these in a folder, in the  hopes I would write a book about desperate schoolteachers. ...more
Hello there, Kimberli! You're killing me. I want to hear the lizard story. Maybe you could ...more


Maybe using the term 'tirade' is a bit strong, but after spending almost 10 minutes attempting to access my own blog, I am a bit ticked-off. This whole "google" thing is supposed to be simple, free, and easy, but I have yet to experience the "easy." Turns out that all I had to do was logout of the Gmail account I never use and login the good old-fashioned way, but who knew? It certainly wasn't intuitive....more

Misadventures in Juicing~

Several years ago, after much thought and consideration, I bought a Jack LaLanne juicer. It was very fancy and very expensive. But what price for good health? Watching Elaine LaLanne shove all kinds of fruits and vegetables through that chute and creating wonderful, delicious, healthy juices just inspired me. After all, Jack was older than dirt before he died and he looked damn good. He also hauled a boat across a harbor with his teeth so there must be something to this juicing business. ...more
 @@BehavioralChild I ended up giving the juicer to my son and daughter in law. Their kitchen ...more

Landlines and Trimlines~

(Image by Pahz on Flickr)I was cruising around the web the other day and found the most beautiful red telephone! A deep red, rotary dial, standard telephone, built back in the day by Western Electric. What a beauty! That color! The history! The... dial! ...more
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