Happy Birthday

Yesterday was my mother’s birthday.  And with all the craziness of the past couple of days (you know, what with the break-in and all), I failed to mention it when I dropped the monkeys off at her house yesterday morning.  Not exactly a stellar moment....more

No, No, You Can't Take That Away From Me

We were robbed.I mean that in the literal sense. Not in the idiomatic "We were robbed" after one's favorite team has lost (yes, FSU, I'm talking to you)....more

The Present

http://happymonkeyland.wordpress.com/2013/03/07/the-present/Here I standHalf in the pastThe other in the futureTrying to live in the presentBut the present is fleetingJust a moment - then it is goneBecoming the pastEffecting the present that is now. Here I standObsessing about the past...more