Orange You Glad Your Neighbors Aren’t This Bad?

August 22, 2016

Tis the season again. Harvesting crops and gardens. I moved my fruit trees, most of them, to a back yard type situation, from my front yard, and planted blooming things instead. Neighbor to that side, the house sold and a family with sorta young children moved in. They were rather stiff about the fence line […]

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Feel Good Friday – “Quando Quando Quando”

August 19, 2016

Dad was a singer throughout his life – he was a Butlin’s Redcoat and then traveled around singing in clubs around the country. He worked in a factory when he got married and did the occasional bit of singing on side. His nickname is The Songaminute Man – simply because of how many songs he […]

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That Horrid Moment When You Realize A Tree Is Vastly More Interesting

August 18, 2016

Here’s a story that happened a few years ago. My husband, two small children and I were visiting a friend of mine and her husband. I’ll call them Tammy and Dan. The idea was that we’d all have dinner at Tammy and Dan’s house, then visit for a while. We’d had dinner and were just […]

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Wedding Wednesday – You Will Catch This Bouquet

August 17, 2016

I am a single woman in the midst of wedding season, and  although I enjoy weddings  (who doesn’t enjoy seeing their friends happy and having an excuse to dance and eat cake?), I also dread them. I hate the bouquet toss and do my utmost to avoid it. I know other people love it, and […]

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The Late Night Jamboree

August 16, 2016

Miss Jeanne, I wish to address a problem with my neighbor but I do not know quite how to go about it. I live with my fiance Mac in a 9-story apartment building in a city near my college. We live on the fourth floor. Directly behind the building are some small houses, most of […]

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No Burgers For MEEEE! Oh, My!

August 15, 2016

Long time reader of your site, and I have a submission that I would like to get the community’s view on. An important piece of background information: I am not vegetarian. My husband is not vegetarian. No-one in our close group of friends is vegetarian – not even slightly. Last weekend, DH and I hosted […]

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Feel Good Friday – It’s a Beautiful Life

August 12, 2016

One of my absolute favorite musical videos. Lifts my mood every time. We should all traipse through the rest of the day singing, “it’s a beautiful life, oh, oh, oh, ooh…..”  Oh, yeah, all right! Click to share:

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Trent Richardson – Tackled By Greedy Friends

August 11, 2016

This post is in regards to former NFL football player Trent Richardson and how his “alleged” friends and family exploited him to the tune of 1.6 million dollars in just10 months. The former No. 3 overall pick of the Cleveland Browns in 2012 told ESPN’s Shelley Smith on “E:60” that his family and friends spent […]

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