Around the House a Union of Opposites Work

Around the House a Union of Opposites Work

I am the type of person who closes a safety pin before tossing in a drawer; my husband is not. In his defense, he’s a leftie, so he fumbles with the thin metal clasp and, well, safety pins are somewhat passe. I am a former 4-H seamstress, as well as the oldest...
It’s a Dog’s Life

It’s a Dog’s Life

  Corollary good advice for me: sniff around extensively, gathering all the clues and facts, before digging in… Hide bones everywhere ’cause you’ll never know when the snack imperative hits! What advice appeals to you, Constant Reader? Do you...
The Benefits of a fitbit

The Benefits of a fitbit

Are you fit? Even a little bit, if not a lot? Are you keeping the middle-age fat monster at bay? The bad animal who climbed, uninvited, into your cells to slow your metabolism? The fink! If ever there was something to rage about age, this is it… I desire a...
Trivial Truths

Trivial Truths

Trivial truths. The Days of Our lives. This is the story of Stashes and Hashes & Bashes and the already-conceived Mucho Cash. Trivial truths. That’s what life is about. Not espionage, insurgents and counter-insurgents, cyber crime, and such. Not on my street...
The Opinions of the Husband

The Opinions of the Husband

Legend has it that three days passed between when my mother’s father hung this trivet on the kitchen wall, next to the sink used multiple times each day, before my grandmother noticed it. When my grandmother passed, this was my request from their household, my...