Jury Duty Survival 101

I could spend hours going through my initial thoughts when I got my jury summons, but if you’ve ever received one, the feelings are probably pretty universal: Oh crap. I hope my panel number doesn’t get called. How do I get out of this? As luck would have it, from Friday through the next Friday, […]

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I Love My Body

“I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.”       (Psalm 139:14)   I love my eyes.  They see the beauty of the natural world around me and guide my path every day. I love my nose.  It smells delightful aromas such […]

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The Octopus Homocide

The title makes no sense.  I get it.  It’ll come clear later. So, deciding to save some money on salon bills, I went to the pharmacy and picked up some Nice ‘n Easy to dye my hair.  I haven’t dyed my own hair since I was 30 years old and gainfully employed.  Looking back, I […]

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Top 12 Reasons I Should Be Banned from Wrapping Presents

If you could “fail” a skill, this is my skill to fail.  And here’s why: I use tape like it’s law enforcement Giving it “the college try” is an insult because preschoolers can do better Angry tape There WILL be blood shed I don’t overestimate paper sizing, I GROSSLY overestimate paper sizing (as in, you […]

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CitiKitty Diaries: The Toilet Training Saga

This is the daily record of how I toilet trained my cat, Miko.  It just goes to show you that I need a life and my cat is dang awesome.  (I really do wish I had done this years ago.) Tools: I used  CitiKitty Cat Toilet Training Kit from Amazon (about $30.00) to toilet train […]

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Boring Information That’s Actually Important

Airplane safety procedures.  Do you know how to inflate that life preserver if the plane plummets into the freezing Pacific Ocean? The “do not top off” gas pump warning.  Other than the fact that someone can probably turn your car into a bonfire from the trail of gas trickling down the concrete, you not only just […]

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Excuses – But Better

Do you ever have something come up and someone asks you about it and your reason (or excuse) is so dumb you wish you could offer a less lame way to explain it? Well, fret no more, you’ve come to the right place. I’ve done all the heavy lifting for you. Acute Apathy Disorder “I […]

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Clean Joke: Dancing Kleenex

I just love this one. So simple. So practical. So pure. Question:    How do you get a Kleenex to dance? Answer:       Put a little boogey in it. Is that not awesome!?  Come on, tell your kids, they’ll love it.

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Monkee Money

You may or may not know this about me, but I had a major one-sided love affair with The Monkees from the time they started playing the series reruns back in the 1970s. In fact, by the time I was in grade 7, I had a full-on crush on Davy Jones. So much so that […]

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10 Things You Don’t Say To Your Mate When Arguing

I’ve had plenty of arguments over the years.  Some of these I’ve used.  Some I haven’t.  Usually, however, if I did, the fight got worse.  Sure, I may have felt temporary pleasure over that “zinger”, but did it really serve me over the long run of the argument?  Not really.  Amazing, isn’t it?  The people […]

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