For my post this week I was going to write a list of suggestions on how to get through a child’s college graduation without crying, but it would have been very short: You can’t. So, instead, enjoy these thoughts on a related subject: Planned Obsolescence
Another Super Bowl has come and gone. I went to a Super Bowl party, but I did’t watch the game. In fact, I went to the party planning NOT to watch the game. Because I didn’t care who won.
The Christmas season is a busy time of year. So many things to focus on. In addition to all those parties and concerts, the season is full of projects like cookie-baking, shopping, decorating and gift-wrapping. Such activities are supposed to help us “get into the spirit of Christmas.” But, for me at least, the “spirit” is sometimes lost in the…
For better or for worse, we all have a reputation We’re known for being kind, or creative, or cynical, or always late. We can also be known for certain skills, like being a good cook or an awesome guitar player. Most of the time, we become known for a skill we have chosen to develop. But not always.
This week I am thinking about Mountain Hawks and Yellow Jackets. No, I’m not referring to the birds and the bees. (Technically, yellow jackets aren’t bees anyway.) I’m referring to school mascots, those ubiquitous symbols of school spirit and alumni pride.
When my husband comes home from work and asks if I want to go out for dinner, there is only one possible answer: Yes!