Memorial Day

May 30, 2016

Today is Memorial Day in the US. Remembering my late father who served in the Army and eventually retired a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army National Guard and my late father-in-law who served in the Army during World II and the Korean War with the 503rd earning a bronze star and a Purple Heart. Click […]

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Feel Good Friday – Happy Chewbacca

May 27, 2016

Through the Internet, readers really have little clue as to what I am really like in real life. This woman could be me. I’m a Star Wars (and Star Trek, Serenity, Dr. Who) fan, I find great delight and humor in the small pleasures of life and I belly laugh a lot like her. She […]

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Let Them Eat Cake Frosting (Not)

May 23, 2016

I’m still trying to decide if there was a polite way to handle an issue that happened at work. Last week was a co-worker’s birthday and someone left a frosted cake in the break room for everyone to share. My co-worker “Jane” (not the birthday celebrant) was heading out to a different office and I […]

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When A Thank You Note Morphs Into Being A Receipt

May 18, 2016

I have noticed a trend among my family and friends who live in this area of the country regarding thank you notes that has become a pet peeve, but maybe ehellions can help me view it more charitably. Whether for a wedding or a child’s birthday party, people have been sending printed thank you cards […]

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Funeral Decor For An Infant

May 11, 2016

I have a question for you and my fellow readers, please. I’ve recently started working for a cemetery as an arrangement coordinator and, odd as it sounds, the job is incredible. Most of the people I meet with are making arrangements for elderly parents and grandparents and, while very sad, it’s an honour to be […]

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Feel Good Mother’s Day

May 6, 2016

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Knock, Knock, Who Is There?

May 4, 2016

At the moment I share an apartment with a friend (quite common in that building). Some people there tend to leave their doors open all day or go about visiting neighbors. So it’s not too unusual if someone tries to open your door without knocking and come in without an invitation. Due to that, our […]

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Orange You A Nice Neighbor

May 3, 2016

It is spring, it has turned to a new month, I have a new neighbor moving in. I was in the backyard, sitting on my deck, enjoying the weather. Someone gave me a huge fruit flat of small clementine oranges (they’re small anyways but these were really tiny, some about an inch and a few […]

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