Archive | April, 2011

There’s a tear in my………sushi???


  Hold the soy sauce! I’ve just cried buckets into my sushi. And unfortunately they weren’t low sodium tears. As it stands, yesterday I had a full-blown melt-down.  At a restaurant. With people watching. With my husband watching. In horror. Advertisements

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Stevie squared. Like father….like daugher.


I have been waiting for the appropriate time to write about a very special person in my life. I knew there was an event coming that I wanted to include in the post so I have been “sitting” on this one for a couple of months.

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Are you there God? It’s me….”Rah-kel.”


My Aunt Cranky calls me “Rah-kel.” I think it is my name in German. Either that…or she thinks I resemble Raquel Welch. I’m betting on the latter. Well…today, I am having one of “THOSE” days. You know what I mean. “Those” days are never good. And it’s only 8:45 a.m.

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Keep your donkey, I’m loving life!


Once, I had a pony for two whole days. And then it went somewhere. And it was not to “Pony Heaven.” That would have been easier. Someone who shall remain nameless took it away and I was crushed. Abandoned by a Shetland pony. Was this to be the first path I crossed over down the road of “abandonment?”

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And so I was thinking………..


“What could I write about today?”  Because I have nothing. NADA. Zilch. Z-I-P-P-O…..I don’t feel like talking about my kids, I talk too much about Big Injun Man because I cannot help that I am forever crazy about him…and….believe it or not….my dog or cat has not done anything, absolutely nothing even remotely noteworthy! The […]

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Good neighbors feed your dog.


Today the wind is blowing ferociously. And there are GIANT pink easter eggs in my yard. My neighbors across the street are older. I think they are lonely…and the man likes to tell a tall tale or ten. 

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Grody words & a few that are ingenious.


  I have a list of words that gross me right out. And here are a few: Please do not ever use the word “moist” around me. Especially with  “towelette.” No need for further discussion. Oh, this reminds me… “wet nap” is right up there in the disgusting category. If you use the word “coupon” […]

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