CHRISTMAS: I’M NOT READY

As usual, my dread of shopping has resulted in a last-minute frenzy. Amazon.com is my new best friend. I think we've probably placed a dozen orders, and they're all due to arrive on Christmas Eve. Before 8:00 PM. This could cause problems since we have one of the three family tree events on Christmas Eve … Continue reading CHRISTMAS: I’M NOT READY

THEY CALL IT “HOLIDAY SPIRIT” BECAUSE IT MAKES YOU WANT TO DRINK

Due to medication and someone having the terrible judgment (sorry, Mom, but it's true sometimes), I was left to my own devices in the mall. As the story goes, Mom met me at Northpark Center to generously purchase my early Christmas present, birthday present and perhaps Easter gift, all in one. Once she departed, I … Continue reading THEY CALL IT “HOLIDAY SPIRIT” BECAUSE IT MAKES YOU WANT TO DRINK

HOLIDAY SIDE EFFECTS

For those who read A Pain in the Neck, you will understand that there is no possible way to take five prescriptions without there being some side effects. Mine range from heart burn, nausea, blurred vision, slurred speech, hallucinations, drowsiness, and a sudden desire to be crafty. As in MAKE CRAFTS. It all began when … Continue reading HOLIDAY SIDE EFFECTS

‘TIS THE SEASON TO MAKE A HOT MESS

Someone make it stop. It's that holly jolly time of year when I inexplicably forget all evidence to the contrary and decide that I'm "crafty." Not "plot a coup" crafty. "Grab a glue gun and get busy" crafty. The problem with that is - well, there are multiple problems with this. There's a difference... a WORLD of … Continue reading ‘TIS THE SEASON TO MAKE A HOT MESS