Advice for the ages..

‘If’ by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don’t deal in lies, Or being hated, don’t…

We’ve come a long way Barbie..

I was reminded this morning that no matter how dire these times may seem, it is important not to lose sight of how far we have come as a country. After all, we are the same people who created these, remember?

When to graciously exit..

And suddenly, there we were..again..right back in the drive-thru lane of the Chick-Fil-A. “What are we doing??” I asked my husband who had one hand on the steering wheel and the other deep in a (forbidden) bag of hot, salty fries. “I missed my exit..” he mumbled as we both burst into laughter. Hey, navigating…


Never underestimate how well people can get by without your opinion.

Road Trip tips during Covid

Pick your hotel carefully. (We didn’t.) Spray your Lysol sparingly. (I didn’t.) Try to get over the fact that your husband absolutely WILL watch TV..which means he WILL be touching the remote control. (I can’t- I just can’t.) Take whatever steps you feel are necessary, like wrapping the pillows in towels..and of course drenching them…