Archive for December 2014

The High Cost Of Drinking And Driving: Someone Dies

The worst imaginable thing happened after the DUI accident that my family member caused. Someone died. A mother gone because of a stupid, selfish decision to drink and drive. The High Cost Of Drinking And Driving: The Other Side Of The Story The High Cost Of Drinking And Driving: Criminal Justice System 101 And because... Read more »

The Boyfriend Chronicles: The Christmas Conundrum

Let me just get it out there:  My boyfriend has questionable taste in Christmas decorations. And when I say questionable, I mean the same taste as whomever selected, pruned and decorated our city Christmas tree. You see he’s a multi-colored flashing light type of guy (with a hideous star to match, Thank you very much)... Read more »

The Boyfriend Chronicles: The Power Shift

One day when I was starting breakfast I noticed it. My cat has started following my boyfriend around the house. This is huge. For those of you who have a cat you understand what a big thing this is.  For those of you who don’t have a cat, let me explain. Generally, when a cat... Read more »
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Becoming The Help

For the life of me I don’t know why the average person doesn’t know how to properly set a table. Or make a bed with hospital corners. Or clean silver. Or cook a basic meal. In short, I’ve run into a fair number of people who honestly don’t know how to keep house.  Honestly, it... Read more »

The High Cost Of Drinking And Driving: Criminal Justice System 101

You always think that drunk driving is someone else’s problem. You’re disgusted by the wrong way drivers.  You feel a twinge when you see the horrific pictures of the aftermath.  You yourself may have even driven home—feeling perfectly fine, mind you—after a few drinks. Drinking and driving is always someone else’s problem, until it happens... Read more »