It’s back-to-school season. I know this because I have a raging case of hay fever that has flared up at this time of year every year since Laugh In was still on the air. The nuns at my elementary school had no choice but to conclude I was stoned when I showed up on the […]
How to become the go to car buyer in the family.
If you call me, I won’t answer. You can try to reach me on my cell or on our ancient landline. But I won’t answer. I use my cell phone for everything from watching exercise videos to playing word games. It’s my camera and my map of the world. The thing monitors my heart and […]
“If you choose not to find joy in the snow, you will have less joy in your life but still the same amount of snow.” Anonymous. Winter blues. Seasonal affective disorder. Call it what you will, but a lot of us feel that unmistakable blah of winter. The first person to put up holiday decorations […]
The headlines are shaking the world. Every day, a different opinion grabs the bold print. As is typical in the current political climate, declarative statements trumpeted one day directly oppose those blared the next. It’s time to unpack the central question of our day. How often should children be bathed? The recent debate has its […]
This month I undertook the renovation of my powder room. I’ve learned so much about the key to a happy life, as a result. It’s called the powder room because in the 18th century, no one wanted to think about women using a bathroom for bodily functions. Society and in later centuries, real estate agents agreed […]