WHY IS THIS SO HARD?

So if we don’t care about people, do we care about animals? Last Saturday in Seattle’s Pioneer Square, a 67 year old man with an injured leg was walking his 14 year old dog, Alice. Suddenly, a 29 year old homeless man approached them and demanded the guy’s jacket. When the older man said “no,”…

The world needs more truth tellers.

I like to check the news overseas every day just to see how things are ‘going’ in other parts of the world through a lens that isn’t American. A disturbing article out of France caught my eye the other day. The report stated that French “web influencers” were recently contacted by a London based firm…

Dingbats

The term Dingbat was first used as a name for an alcoholic beverage back in 1838. It wasn’t until around 1905 that it was used to describe a foolish person. I thought about this word as I was reading the latest installment of super scary revelations about COVID that literally involves bat sh*t.. otherwise known…

Fascinating..

We went on an actual date last night.. remember those? The hubby and I tried out a restaurant on the beach; it’s in a popular local hotel, so I was slightly nervous.. you know, Covid and all. If I had to title the story of my night out, I’d call it fascinating. There were vacationers…

A dish-washing dishwasher.

I’ve never had one, have you? Pretty sure we’ve lived in at least fifteen homes with fourteen different dishwashers (not counting replacements purchased) and I have YET to own a dishwasher that can literally wash dishes, as in clean off those infamous “stuck on messes..” You know the messes I’m talking about..the little bits of…

Sunny side up!

I gave my mom a big hug and a kiss on Mother’s Day..the first in over a year. Driving home from her house my husband and I thought back to those initial dark days in 2020 when we would deliver food to her garage fully decked out in masks and latex gloves, wiping down all…