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…

The supreme case for adding wives..

Have you ever watched ‘Sister Wives,’ the show about plural marriage? To be honest, I’m a bit conflicted. There’s a freedom loving libertarian deep in my soul who is totally cool with people living their lives exactly as they choose..as long as no one gets hurt in the process. But.. There is something that gnaws…

What I learned this week..

Remember that funny children’s rhyme about the fly? There was an old lady who swallowed a fly..I don’t know why she swallowed a fly – Perhaps she’ll die! There was an old lady who swallowed a spiderThat wriggled and jiggled and tickled inside her!She swallowed the spider to catch the fly;I don’t know why she…

“Open Concept”

Interviewing different design “experts” for our kitchen remodel last year, I was struck how each one wanted to tear down the relatively small wall separating our living room and dining area from the kitchen. When I explained that I preferred having a visual and auditory buffer between those rooms, the answer was always the same..”But…

Heavenly Coincidence

“Is she the woman with the southern drawl?” I asked my friend as we texted back and forth, “the one with diabetes whose glucose monitor beeps every once in a while in class?” “No..” came the next bubble, “that’s not her-that’s Mary*, Faye*’s kinda quiet, a snowbird– she’s doesn’t live here year-round.” “The one with…