Everyday Epiphany, humor

Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

“If you believe everything you read, better not read.” Japanese Proverb Although this is sage advice when informing yourself about Covid-19 and the world’s response, it applied to a smaller problem I encountered while living in the Shelter In Place Zone. If only that wise Japanese guy (or gal) whispered that proverb in my ear… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Don’t Believe Everything You Read

Everyday Epiphany, Family, humor

Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Craft and Contemplation Time

“Journey of 1,000 miles begins with one step.” Lao Tzu I’d like to start that journey, but since the nearest grocery store (essential business) from me isn’t located in Quebec, I’m not going anywhere. (The closed Canadian border also presented an obstacle.) Illinois’ Shelter In Place rule tethered me to my home. I’m grateful that… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Shelter In Place Zone: Craft and Contemplation Time

Everyday Epiphany, Health, Travel

Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Zone: The Mental Paralysis Side Effect

“Sometimes an unwanted adventure is thrust upon you. Make the most of it.” Anita Borgo (after she finally commanded Alexa to switch off the TV). A little over a month ago I eagerly anticipated our three week Italian vacation- a week each in Rome, Sicily, and Amalfi.  Then the Coronavirus headlines emerged.  My thoughts went… Continue reading Little Adventure In The Covid-19 Zone: The Mental Paralysis Side Effect

Cooking, Everyday Epiphany, humor

Little Adventure In Game Creating: The Tupperware Challenge

“A creative eye transforms the ordinary into an adventure.”- Anita Borgo Navel engineer, Richard James, cast an eye upon the tension spring he developed for a battleship. As the spring, well, sprung after he dropped it, he thought it would be a great toy. In 1943 the Slinky slunk to Gimbels. While installing a light… Continue reading Little Adventure In Game Creating: The Tupperware Challenge

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Writing

An Everyday Adventure with Prepositions

“Adventures pounce upon the unsuspecting.” Anita Borgo One minute I’m minding my own business quietly reading a book when my brain does the “one thing leads to another stream of consciousness” shuffle. The next minute I find myself amid the preposition population knee deep in “between”, “atween”, and “betwixt” wondering why “between” made the cut… Continue reading An Everyday Adventure with Prepositions