The television effect
One of the many new aspects of our life at the house on Elkelton was a color television. The Curtis Mathes set was Colonial in style and made of maple. It was a big box of a thing that sat on four decorative legs about six inches off the floor. To me, it resembled a […]
The family that views together?
My mother loves watching television. Loves. It. So it’s been a challenge for her since arriving back in Paradise to adjust to our television viewing habits. Um, we don’t exactly have any? She’s got to feel like she’s in TV Hell. We do have shows we enjoy, but from my perspective, it’s more about being […]
Parts is Parts
What does it say about me when I can admit that I spent most of my morning at work putting labels and stickers on file folders in preparation for this next year of business and L.O.V.E.D. it? CONTROL. The woman craves CONTROL. (insert wicked and crazed laughter here and clasp your hands near your chin, […]
Once upon a time, the customer used to be right.
Ahhh…what a difference a day makes; it allows the nut inside to cool down a bit so stock can be taken of what matters. Friday dawned as one should when there’s no work and no carpool duty. I got to enjoy my coffee instead of spilling it down the front of my shirt rushing around. […]
Why is it that cats go on these toots that last a week or two, then stop? Huh? No, she isn’t going to die. And no, I’m not having her claws removed. How’d you like someone to remove your fingernails? And I’m in mid rant, so either enjoy it, or go away. And YES. I love cats. Can’t you tell?
Edsels, Nexters, and Whining Reporters
I know this constitutes the second politically based commentary I’ve made in a single day, but in the spirit of ranting about “the other side,” I thought, what the hell. So finally Fred Thompson has officially declared his candidacy for the Presidency. And although that isn’t a surprise, it is a bit humorous that he […]