Here's the rest of the update to my list for 2011. Enjoy! 23. Walk in A.P.'s shoes. My brother suggested that A.P. and I walk in each other's shoes for a month. He says we bicker too much about how we both contribute more than the other. I don't know if I'll truly be able to do this one, or if I'll be able to convince A.P. to do it, but it might prove interesting, that's for sure. I don't think we're going to do this, but I have been trying to be more grateful for all that he does. Whether he thinks I'm succeeding or not is another story. 24. Take a photography course....more
I think my real mistake was bringing the f-ing coffee cup in here.“But, Sandra…” You say. “You need the coffee!”You’re right, reader. You are ever so right. But the coffee and the laptop? Just a plain bad idea. It's like giving a seal a ball and a fish, and then expecting him to do a little algebra. That algebra just isn't going to get done when there is fun afoot....more
If you have ever been to a Disney or Universal Studios theme park you know that it is bound to be crowded, busy, full of long wait times, and over expensive snacks. The ultimate goal is to go have a great time for the whole family. But there are days when the madness of theme park ensues and you leave feeling tired, anxious, and grumpy.
I learned a few tips which will save you grief from crowds, and help maintain your sanity.
I called my parents to let them know that we were moving forward with our trip to Egypt and Jordan. It’s for two weeks in mid-March. My mom wasn’t happy. I had anticipated that. Then she asked: ...more
Jokes about getting old begin in childhood and continue for decades until - gasp - one actually shows signs of age. It’s another case of it’s funny ‘til it’s not. Even when the joke’s on me, I get it, I really do. We joke because what else are we gonna do?
Hooray for Baby Boomers, whose aging numbers are now so great that their wants and needs can’t be ignored. ’Bout damn time.