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Welcome to another installment of “Things You Should Do Before A Wild Saturday Night Consists Of Cruising the Aisles at Walgreen’s for Prune Juice and Denture Adhesive” After ten years of … more
Here’s a word I avoid: homonym. It’s not that I have a problem with this word. It’s marvelously useful. It’s even fun to say. My problem is I’m just never that confident I’m using it … more
In my mind’s eye, I can still see my mother’s left handed notation on our monthly budget. Written in pencil in case adjustments were needed, the budget could easily be found in the desk drawer … more
More and more people are making their homes in woodland settings - in or near forests, rural areas, or remote mountain sites. There homeowners can enjoy the beauty of the environment but they also … more
Attempting to beat the heat is the name of the game this week and has kept the air conditioning and utility companies scrambling to provide some cool. to homes. Utility companies are sending out … more
The flags are waving in honor of Memorial Day. The sidewalks are lined with the red, white and blue and it can be seen flying high overhead in specific areas of the communities. And for the most … more
Welcome to another installment of “Things you should do before the highlight of your week is lime Jell-O Thursday!” This year, in my family’s ongoing quest to turn ourselves into an … more
Ever think about the word “every”? Probably not. Native speakers don’t have to ponder this word to use it correctly. They just do. But when you notice how this modifier affects the nouns it … more
How do we move forward from failure? Yesterday I had one of those days when nothing I attempted seemed to succeed. I failed other people; I forgot a commitment; I couldn’t fix a computer problem; I … more
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, it seems, is a little obsessive about commas. According to press reports, he’s been sending out directives to staff that they should follow certain strict … more
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