Here’s a Tip

Here’s a Tip

During his limited college tenure, my nephew delivered pizzas to fund his dating aspirations and general carousing. While most people tipped him, my nephew groused that doctor’s offices did not, saying with a shake of his red-haired head, “They’re...
When is Spam not Spam?

When is Spam not Spam?

For several months my computer – my fifth Mac, btw – has glitched with a hyperactive spam filter subjectively sidelining some of my incoming emails. Most of the time, said filter works swiftly, silently, and accurately behind the scenes. Insight and...
Coffee Table Books

Coffee Table Books

A coffee table book. Thick and chunky statements of varying topic, color, and worth. Do you have one… or two or three in a stack? Or are your books carefully clustered as art on floor-to-ceiling shelves? It seems to be the great home decor debate now that our...
“Do you have a reservation?”

“Do you have a reservation?”

My husband and I are from the Midwest. People are genuine, patriotic, and live without pretense there. We treasure our roots and our dear families who remain there. Yet we longed for adventure and that could only be found elsewhere. People who populate small towns are...