The Endless Con

“Buckle up, you’re in for a bumpy ride.” If you think we hint at a harrowing rollercoaster experience at an amusement park, you are mistaken, buttercup. There is something more nightmarish going on than a simple multi-loop, upside-down rollercoaster or even a highly...

Souvenirs or Conversation Pieces

When people travel, they pick up tangible memories, also known as souvenirs. Souvenirs are mementos of a person, place, or event. They can be photographs we look at and recall the moment in time we pushed the button on our cameras. Far too many folks tend to go...

Revenge!

Hate and war are so much easier than love, peace, and tolerance. When we are hurt or perceive a threat or injury inflicted on us by someone, our first instinct is to lash out. After all, self-preservation is how humans have made it this far in our existence. Even...

Human Pincushion

Pain is annoying. We realize your response is probably a giant “Duh!”   What if your discomfort (a euphemism for pain) plops itself somewhere on your body and decides to stay? Depending on your tolerance level, you have two choices. Either you take medicine,...

Why Did I Do That?

How often do we stop and consider an action before doing it? Health care folks recommend we drink copious amounts of water every day. It makes sense during the hot summer days in Texas, but throughout the year as well. Staying hydrated keeps the body healthy. This...

A Firm Conviction

There is a definite “Eek” factor connected with insects unless you are an entomologist. Since this writer does not subscribe to the Buddhist practice of Ahimsa, which means without harm to self or any other living things, bugs are fair game. However, she does have...