Mom’s Warnings

Momisms are part of growing up. They are things mothers say to their children to control, instruct, and civilize the little urchins. When we asked our daughter, the proud parent of two lovely Centennial young women, her reply was “I avoided Momisms like the plague.”...

Matching Works With Names

The time has come to confess one’s youthful misdeeds. It was an unintentional mistake, but those who create stories and songs may find it difficult to forgive. This writer committed the unpardonable sin of omission throughout a good portion of her life. Reading has...

The Annual Poke and Grope

As is the case with any group of humans, not everyone in the medical community agrees on whether people should get an annual physical or not. If you are healthy and between the ages of 30-40, a health checkup every other year is sufficient. However, from age 50 on,...

Eavesdropping

Eavesdropping has consequences. Humans are curious creatures. They cannot help but indulge in the impolite yet guilty pleasure of snooping. Eavesdropping can be educational, eye-opening, and, at times, even shocking. There are countless opportunities for eavesdropping...

Repugnant Things We Love

Are you squeamish? Prepare to rethink a few things, especially the foods you enjoy. Do you like honey butter spread on a warm slice of bread or hot biscuits? How about a teaspoon or two of the golden liquid in your tea or coffee? Some folks prefer to use honey instead...