Archive for October 2012

Frankenstorm: Things like Sandy make me ...

Appreciate every little thing - the roof, the heat, the electricity, a fully charged phone, internet, tv, hot food, hot coffee, clean water, hot shower, my own warm bed and the big things too - Thank you G0d that everyone I know and love is safe. That’s ALL that matters. Thoughts, prayers and good energy being... Read more »

The Chicago Bears Fan From New York

In 1956, the Bears played the Giants in the championship game. They got beat – 47-7.  My father in law – a young Jewish kid from Brooklyn at the time – heard the game on the radio and thought “This team needs me.” And, 56 years of fanaticism ensued – a fanatic in such a... Read more »

Jessica Biel & Justin Timberlake, Congrats and now beware of the BABY BULLIES!

Congratulations to Jessica and Justin! Now, how long before all the magazines start with that ‘baby bump watch’ sh1t?  One month?  Maybe two? … which reminds me of this entry from the Archives. ~~~ A funny thing happened on the way back from the altar – or, in H and my case, the outdoor gazebo.... Read more »

Things that make you go "... Excuse me."

Eyebrow threading lady:  Hi! Nice to see you again. Me:  You too! … Just eyebrows today … They’re pretty bad. Eyebrow lady:  I can see that. ~~~ Me to my husband:  I have a sore throat!I’m stuffed!I have to get on a plane in two days!I need a decongestant, cough drops, the heating pad and... Read more »

How to: Get something out of your eye

When eye drops fail. When rubbing your eye fails, even though you know you’re never supposed to rub your eye. When sticking your head under the faucet on full blast fails, even though you’re pretty sure you’re not supposed to do that either. When all else fails … cry your eyes out! Seriously. Works every... Read more »

Columbus Day Gratitude

In the spirit of Stop and Blog the Roses, here’s to Christopher Columbus. Nice find! Thank you, sir. Whether or not you believe he did what they say he did – good or bad or both – we may never know but he did something, that led to a chain of events, that led to... Read more »

First Week of October Birthdays: Did you know ...

My birthday is October 3rd and all of my life, in any group of people, classroom, office, bar, wherever, if birthdays came up, I can’t tell you how many times someone else shares my birthday or at least a birthday between October 1st and October 5th. It happens so often that it got me thinking,... Read more »