Archive for November 2013

Black Friday: How about waiting until small business Saturday?

Black Friday: How about waiting until small business Saturday?
As if we haven’t heard enough about Black Friday this fall we will now get to hear about it every five minutes this week. The funny thing is, we seem to have Black Friday type deals going on all year long. By the time Friday rolls around, people have already blown a wad of money.... Read more »

Bill Engvall and Dancing With the Stars: You gotta hand it to him

Bill's pretty shocked and happy to hear that no one is being eliminated on this night. A technical glitch in the judging saves him for the week. He certainly would have been safe anyway as we now know.
When season 17 of Dancing With the Stars began, many wondered who they were calling stars. I joked it should be called “Dancing With the Sort of Kinda Know Who That Person is But Can’t Place Them”. I barely recognized any of these “stars” except for Snooki, who I’d hardly have called a star and... Read more »

Ryan Ferguson free at last but how many innocent people are sitting in prison?

Ryan Ferguson free at last but how many innocent people are sitting in prison?
For many years my husband and I have periodically discussed what it would be like to help innocent people be freed from prison. After watching tonight’s “Dateline NBC”, we wish more than ever, that we could help. This week, a young man wrongly convicted of murder, Ryan Ferguson was freed after 10 years in prison.... Read more »
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The age of innocence: where did it go and will we ever have it back?

The age of innocence: where did it go and will we ever have it back?
I just watched the beloved movie from 1960, “Where the Boys Are”. It was full of cheesy lines, modest bathing suits and suited young men coming to pick up their dates. It was spring break in Fort Lauderdale, but over fifty years ago. I was three years old when the movie was made and had my... Read more »

Boobs, breasts, hooters, knockers and facing losing mine

During October and the besiege of all things pink and about Breast Cancer, there was a commercial that really struck me. It spoke of the lifelong relationship a woman has with her breasts. Well, I beg to differ. In 28 days I will no longer have my breasts, boobs, tata’s or whatever you want to... Read more »