Overbooking and Aging

I'm not really old. But I'm no Spring chicken, either. And for those of us who have been in the "over achiever" category all our lives, this whole aging thing is just ass-kicking. No, not a little tiring. I mean, beat-down with a baseball bat, friggin' leaving you taking 3-hour naps in the middle of…

Now That I Can Breathe Without Tears

This was my post on Facebook the day following the tragic and brutal assassination of five police officers just 20 miles east of me in Dallas. I thought I would share it here and then expand: "I spent the better part of last night with my ear glued to the radio. I feel like a…

Stupid Progress!

It used to be, not terribly long ago, that when one had simple or even complex issues with their American-made vehicles, all she would have to do was go to her local auto parts store and buy the replacement part and swap it out. But now, a bad brake light bulb isn't fixable with just…

An A for Effort

I'm probably the least organized person on the planet. I file things horizontally....on my desk....and chair....and table....and floor...and bookcase....and sometimes even IN the drawers. If I don't see the bills, then they don't get paid. Imagine how difficult "paperless billing" is when I forget to check my email. *sigh* And now it's shopping day and…

Taking the Upgrade Plunge

While the rest of the American world is comfortable in their common vocabulary that uses phrases like "U-Verse (R)*" and "bundled" and "DVR," I'm smiling and nodding like the toy Bobblehead you purchased at the last major league baseball game you went to and regret that one last 32-ounce beer every time you look at…