What I learned this week..

This week was a veritable buffet table of life lessons for me.  Some of the things I learned can best be summed up by a few, classic sayings.. WHEN LIFE GIVES YOU LEMONS, MAKE LEMONADE. My husband is a lemonade making machine. I continuously marvel at his ability to adapt. When he first retired last…

Great Device – (Needs Warning Label.)

It seemed like such a super idea. This elegant, bronzed, cheese grater looking thingy would smooth out my dry heels and bring my feet back to their pre-pandemic “presentable-ness-ess” again! When the Amazon package arrived (at a speed that is both awesome and yet simultaneously disturbing) “I went to town” on my ugly, cracked heels…..

If you can’t swim, you can’t fly.

Today is Ron McNair’s birthday. A highly motivated child, he grew up in a small town in South Carolina, was valedictorian of his HS class in 1967 and went on to get his PHD in physics at MIT in 1976. Two years later, Ron was one of 35 applicants accepted into NASA’s astronaut program. In…

Netflix Movie Recommendation

These were absolutely horrific murders. Chris Watts, a Colorado husband and father, killed his pregnant wife and their two precious, little girls. American Murder tells the story of the unravelling of lies; lies about the murder, and lies about the marriage. What makes this presentation uniquely fascinating is that most of what you see is…

Newtella

Gosh I have loved Nutella and yes, it’s bad for you..as in HORRIBLE!!! Here according to meghantelpner.com is the sad, sad truth: Nutritional Breakdown Nutella contains 70% saturated fat and processed sugar by weight.  A two-tablespoon (37 gram) serving of Nutella contains 200 calories including: 99 calories from 11 grams of fat (3.5g of which…

WAKE UP!!!

I recently bought my daughter an “alarm clock” that wakes you up with a simulated sunrise. Thousands of people have left reviews on Amazon which means tens of thousands have purchased them..maybe even more. I wish I had thought of that cool idea.. but there is still an alarm clock I could invent for those…