This Culture of Being Offended Easily Needs To Change

June 16, 2016

Last month, Opposing Views told you about the Florida couple who reached out to popular ice cream brand Ben & Jerry’s complaining that their chocolate hazelnut flavor called “Hazed & Confused” had offended and concerned them. Lianne and Brian Kowiak said last month that they stumbled upon the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream flavor and […]

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The Incongruency of Happy and Somber Holidays

June 14, 2016

An acquaintance of mine recently posted on social media, chastising anyone that used the phrase, “Happy Memorial Day”. She went on to say how disrespectful it was and she had seen dozens of posts in which folks had used this phrase. It had never occurred to me this was a faux paus, so I asked, […]

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A Little Housewarming Gift

June 13, 2016

My husband and I had just completed renovations on our “Dream” home. The house isn’t anything special to anybody but us (I don’t think it will be appearing in Homes & Gardens anytime soon), but we like it and are excited to have things just the way we want them. To celebrate, we invited all […]

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Feel Good Friday – Doll Happiness

June 10, 2016

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What Is In A Name?

June 9, 2016

Recently trending in the news was the story of a woman by the name of Titi Pierce who had filed a lawsuit against TV host Ellen DeGeneres claiming invasion of privacy and the intentional infliction of emotional distress. During a segment of her skit “What’s Wrong With These Ads…and These Signs,” DeGeneres pronounced Pierce’s name […]

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Help Wanted: Somebody To Write For Me

June 8, 2016

I just thought you’d get a kick out of this Craigslist post: (I have redacted any identifying info) 0606-16 Good Handwriting Needed for Wedding Thank You Notes My wife and I need someone to hand write the thank you notes to our wedding guests. We already have the cards and envelopes and the text of […]

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Driving By The Seat of Your (Wet) Pants

June 7, 2016

The Let Him Eat Pie story made me think of a story involving my husband – since readers disagreed on the response of the man in the story who bought all the pies, I wondered what they would think of this response. Background: a mining operation in rural Florida. It’s hard, dirty work, with long […]

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Let Him Not Eat Pie

May 31, 2016

This story appeared on my news feed regarding a man who was so fed up with the bratty, entitled behavior of a child in a Burger King ordering line that he took drastic and unusual action. The child reportedly threw a non-stop,screaming tantrum wanting a pie. Efforts by the man in line to engage the […]

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