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Living a Small Life

Living a Small Life

Dee said, “I want to live a small life.” Coming from someone who’s been around the world living large, it was a surprising statement. I think she meant she was ready for simplicity: no traffic, no unnecessary bills, no drama. I remember saying in response, “Not me. I’m not ready for that.” But walking around the […]

All my Passwords have “Warhol” in them…

All my Passwords have “Warhol” in them…

Now I shall have to kill you. You know too much… but after a week of changing things up “round here” and communicating with technical types, I don’t even remember what password goes to what account. They’re scribbled on scrap paper and linked with arrows like some madwoman’s algebraic formula… I’m on my way to […]

False Deadlines and Other Bugaboos…

False Deadlines and Other Bugaboos…

The sign says, “60 SECONDS FOR YOUR BURGER OR THE SECOND SANDWICH FREE!”* Who in the world came up with this gimmick? I picture some new Jacksonville Beach McDonald’s manager trying to make his mark in the fast food world with an attempt at an ice-bucket-challenge of an idea – BURGERS IN 60 SECONDS OR […]

Snap Decisions and Alcohol Abuse and Road Kill, Oh My…

Snap Decisions and Alcohol Abuse and Road Kill, Oh My…

New research from Western University’s Brain and Mind Institute (BMI) has revealed that alcohol definitively impairs the human ability to override impulse or snap decisions that are natural responses to rapidly evolving situations.In other words, if you’re drunk you will probably be okay stopping the car in the driveway before ramming through the closed garage […]

Living the American Dream…

Living the American Dream…

…Or I’m at Walgreens but I’m not buying Sutter Home Chardonnay. I was feeling sorry for myself yesterday. I won’t bore you with why. I went to Walgreens on Beach Boulevard to buy Skinny Pop Popcorn, Blow Pops and a box of Charleston Chews*. Have you noticed each Walgreens store seems to have a bit of merchandizing […]