Don't go in the water, or breathe, or .... A February Favorite... My parents took our family on beach vacations when I was a kid. For a week, the world was a giant sandbox with all the free water you could carry by bucket. No one said, “turn off the hose. You’re wasting water.” My … Continue reading Sharks, CO2, and Other Deadly Shit
"Where there is a great deal of free speech, there is always a certain amount of foolish speech." Winston Churchill "If freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter." George Washington "Speak up. Speak out. Chance foolish, but free. Freedom over silence." Jackie Allison … Continue reading Freedom of Speech
What is this common sense of which you speak?... My retail job required training for a new system of purchasing merchandise. The Libby is a hand held device to swipe credit or debit cards. There’s no waiting in line at a counter. Do I conjure a bag from thin air like the magician Chris Angel? … Continue reading Old School
Our justice system does beat the guillotine... Two words sure to draw groans were jury duty. With reliable transportation and a grown family, I was a prime candidate for summons. No where on the eligibility questionnaire could I fit “I don’t want to.” I worried about sitting in judgment over a Mafia don or drug … Continue reading Duty Calls
Vanity can easily overtake wisdom. It usually overtakes common sense.-Julian Casablancas The narcissism of youth can lead to vanity. Vanity turned my friends and me into lunatics. Obsession with beauty forced chemical based alterations upon our hair. If one had straight locks, you permed for carefree curls. Natural curls were ironed out with heat hot … Continue reading Wigged Out
In the definition of "fair", you will never see the word "life". My husband owned a truck. It made sense for him to haul the recyclables to the center. Last week, he wedged the recyclables into my trunk, “to be fair.” He said. Shuffled in with the newspapers, Ms. May, with DDD tatas and a … Continue reading Recycled Booty II
Starting out right... My New Year’s Resolutions- I resolve to not put undue pressure on myself or anyone else and to enjoy occasional umbrella drinks. That should do it. Happy New Year!