Category Archives: Culture

Mice and Cardinals

Lately, I have been trying to figure out why there are mice in this house. They aren’t getting into the food…. there is no evidence they’re even trying. The only things we’ve found chewed on were some bags of papers … Continue reading

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Similarities

Once again, my daughter and I were discussing the Lunatic Orange, and the similarities between him and certain fictional (mostly cartoon) characters. One of my acquaintances in the G.I.Joe fandom listed several between him and Cobra Commander about a month … Continue reading

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Entry Date 1 April 2017. No, NOT an April’s Fools Joke

Three months into the new administration, and I still see nothing good coming out of Washington. In fact, what I see is a nightmare for the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave. Currently, programs meant to … Continue reading

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Prom Dress Season: Mission Accomplished

I would like to thank Meriah’s friend Alexis for suggesting FANCY SCHMANCY http://www.fancyschmancycouture.com/     as a place to look for a prom gown. When dealing with a plus-sized teen, dress shopping can be heart-breaking. Not today, it wasn’t. It almost … Continue reading

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Commentary

So, to get away from the nightmare of the first week of the new President, the Kidling and I are watching the Miss Universe Pageant. (Shut it. I KNOW the Lunatic Orange has ties to it. I chose to ignore … Continue reading

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Prom Dress Season

It’s that time of year when teen aged girls look for their perfect prom dress. It can be fun….but it can also be terribly stressful. The Kidling will be 18 in three weeks. She is a Senior this year, and … Continue reading

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Peace On Earth

This time of year sees a myriad of holidays, all supposedly touting peace on earth, friendship among mankind, hope rekindled. A time for lights and good food, gifts and good cheer. Yet, again this year. what I see and what … Continue reading

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