It’s Common Sense, Stupid!

This writer made a devastating discovery.   “I have been diagnosed with an incurable allergy. I am allergic to stupid people.” Mind you. The allergy is nothing new. We merely jumped ahead of the curve and gave it a catchy name. Cretin-itis. Are you a “social”...

The Generational Divide

It feels incredible to scratch an itch that is until you get carried away. Some itches are fleeting and pleasurable. However, the insect bites we collect during the spring and summer months not so much. At first, the bites go unnoticed, but as the poison spreads, the...

Unexpected Delights

It is the simple things that make life bearable. Those moments of uncomplicated joy are fleeting. If we do not pay attention and take time to appreciate them, they quickly disappear into the mists of time. The best part of unexpected delights is they are free. All we...

The Power of a Hug

A brief digression from humor to solemn. In these twisted times of human contact deprivation, there is more at stake than the uncertain hope of not catching COVID -19. Such forced isolation is detrimental to everyone’s mental and physical health. People say, “Laughter...

Life in Captivity

One of this writer’s favorite pastimes is people watching. Unfortunately, the lengthy shutdown of our country and the world deprived her of that pleasurable activity. The antics of humans are a cheap form of entertainment. Surprisingly, it makes her feel a connection...

Did You Intend to Say That?

Does anyone mean what they say? You have to wonder. Does the pathway between the brain and the mouth have a Detour block? It must, when we consider the actual meaning of the words that flip off our tongues in a perfect swan dive to someone’s ears. People utter...