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

SIRI-OUSLY

I am having a love / hate relationship with Siri (the IPhone 4S built-in personal assistant), who genuinely TRIES to help me, but we seem to be having communication problems. Like I need someone else in my life with whom I can't seem to make myself understood. Siri  delighted me with her attempts, at first. I made … Continue reading SIRI-OUSLY

I DON’T WANT TO KNOW

There was a comedian the other night on TV whose name I can't recall, but whose topic intrigued me. He was commenting on how our lives have lost a little something now that we have access to the internet in the palms of our hands. He said we don't get to feel that longing for … Continue reading I DON’T WANT TO KNOW

WHAT’S THAT RINGING SOUND?

I was smiling blankly at my mother-in-law the other evening as she was complaining about how difficult it is to get either of her grandsons (my stepson, Austin) on the phone. Once I got past the question of why anyone would want to speak to a mostly snarky teenage boy, I had to sympathize. In … Continue reading WHAT’S THAT RINGING SOUND?