1 comment “I think every woman should have a blowtorch.” ― Julia Child
My son gave me a new, brushed stainless steel toaster for Christmas. No doubt he was tired of hearing me whine about the cheap small appliances I buy at Big ... more
If you are like most people, you’re in your kitchen “junk” drawer ten to twenty times a day.
I try not to open this compartment, it irritates me.
One day I decided to tackle this menacing monster. As I explored the terrain ... more
Recently my husband became part of a large group of Baby Boomers to opt for joint replacement. He finally traded in his worn out old knee for a shiny new cobalt model that insures him a full airport pat-down on ... more
I recently became the mother of a new puppy.
As Empty Nesters, my husband, Babe brought home an adorable chocolate Lab. I didn't think I would ever be able to own a dog because of my allergies, but Babe assured ... more
6 comments If there’s one topic that bores and irritates me enough to want to viciously hurl dried out and grizzled breasts (not mine… the chicken’s) against the wall… it’s cooking!
Again, I’m the odd-woman out who can’t find a remedy for the ... more
Have you ever come across something so bizarre, so large, so funny, that you take a photo of it? It happened last Saturday at Menard’s.
This newly constructed establishment in Eden Prairie, Minn., was not your usual mamby-pamby discount depot. It ... more
1 comment Contrary to public opinion, many people don’t know how to load their toilet paper roll. My question today is, Do you un-roll from the bottom or from the top?
Obviously, it’s from the bottom.
I have made the following observations on these ... more
5 comments After thirty-five years of marriage, I am finally having an affair with a machine. No, not that kind of machine. Nor is it darling Data from "Star Trek," or tender Robin Williams as the "Bicentennial Man." For our thirty-fifth anniversary, ... more
6 comments I’m not going anywhere with Abigail again.
We’ve been friends since we were kids so try hard to overlook her growing addiction. Abby has become a Klepto, a thief who’s found a way to take things without getting caught. Not getting ... more
Yesterday an old friend said to me, “You are well-preserved for your age.”
Hello? Do I look like a glob of Smuckers?
While genetics are a big part in determining how we look by the time our grandkids are married with ... more
3 comments I started running in the pool about a month ago to reconnect with running and to get more exercise. My joints don’t allow me to run on concrete or the track anymore so I decided to go back to the pool. ... more
Jumping into something can start one on a great journey of adventure and discovery. A month ago I wrote about “Jumping Into The Pool”. The journey has been a wonderful discovery of the present day athlete inside of me. I ... more