Everyone wants to go somewhere special for the summer. People in Canada want to go to Australia. People in California want to go to New York. People in Paris want to get out of the hot sunshine and go somewhere less bright. Continue reading
Because people can be predictable, I checked my local Craigslist for the word “bowel”. I did see a couple instances where the word was not used in connection with tableware. Thank you, Squatty Potty, for that new development. However, enough misuse existed to be worth the search. Continue reading
A sunny afternoon in Sparkyville. Our favorite Sparky is walking down the street in hopes of finding a deal on which to spend his paycheck. He passes an alley.
Man in Trench Coat: Psst! Continue reading
Some folks think all 12-inch fashion dolls are the same as that one very famous one. The one that comes with all the neat cars and friends and other accessories. The one whose head came off when I took her to the beach and ill-advisedly took the doll into the waves. The one who became the Fabulous Headless Fashion Model after that. Continue reading
Long ago, when women wore long skirts and used fans to send coded messages, a particular form of marshal arts existed just for them. Using a very specially honed item of furniture, these women could fend off unwanted advances and foil attempts by thieves to rob them of their pin money. Continue reading
You know what? Sometimes, things suck. Sometimes finding the time to do everything and being too tired to do it when you have time sucks. Raising kids who are ungrateful brats sucks. Getting fat when you eat donuts and mac and cheese sucks. Being a wage slave sucks. Being a retired wage slave sucks. Well, okay, not as much as being not retired. Continue reading
If you have a reason to host a really nice party, make sure you get professionals to do the decorating. You do not want armatures hanging the crepe paper and inflating the balloons. Be sure to hire a reputable company to provide extra chairs and tables. Continue reading