Peek and Boo-Hoo

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 I started my holiday baking. Oh I’m making all my normal regulars. English toffee, peanut brittle, spiced nuts. But this year I’ve decided to throw a new comer into the mix. Some pumpkin biscotti. On the outset that doesn’t sound like a big deal. It … [Read more...]

Words are Wisdom

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 I enjoy contests. I enter contests sending my hope filled entries out into the world with this thought, “Hey, somebody’s gotta win, might as well be me!” That is how the lottery gets to be worth sooooo much. Apparently I am not the only one who is … [Read more...]

Free Money

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 Just what is free money? Free means something that doesn’t cost anything. Money is what is used to buy anything. So free money is something that doesn’t cost you anything that you can use to buy anything. Well that’s clear as … [Read more...]

You Ever Wonder This…

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 Wondering is such a wonderment. It’s not like it is question that needs an answer. It is just something you wonder about. You can wonder about tons of stuff. Wonder if you put enough sugar in your tea. Wondering is usually about something you have … [Read more...]

What an Idea!

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 I now have a much clearer idea of why some people carry small tablets or notebooks and a pen around with them daily. In cleaning out several boxes, book shelves, desk drawers, bins and bags this past year I’ve come across a treasure trove of the … [Read more...]

Horse Apples

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   I feel very lucky to live where I do. I walk each day. Two or three miles depending on the amount of caffeine on board that tells my legs how far I can go and get back home before I need to have a couch under me! On my walks I can go any one of … [Read more...]

The Wind-Up

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  More times than I can count I want to start a column with, “Picture this!” But that line is used very often and I don’t want to be cliché. So try as I might I come up with some other remarkably catchy lines. But today I just have to say, “Picture … [Read more...]

Favorites

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 I have a favorite…fill in the blank. Color, actor, song, tree, bubble gum? Yesterday I noticed in the Halloween candy isle everyone has a favorite candy. It was really fun watching people choosing candy—to give away. Wink, wink. Is this the start of … [Read more...]

The Question Is…

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 Can every conversation begin with a question? What if they were? Would communications be possible at all? Could you actually have a normal, whatever normal is, a normal conversation? Can every statement be turned into a question? Conversely can … [Read more...]

Heat Seeker

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I try not to generalize because generally not everyone will fit into a generalization, uh, generally. However—you thought I was going to slip in a “but” here didn’t you? Well generally I would, but today I felt a bit however-ish.  Let’s see how … [Read more...]