humor, Travel

Travel Travails: Pack Off These Packing Tips!

Always open for ideas to reduce the baggage I carry while traveling, I Googled “Packing Tips” and tried three of the bazillion suggestions. Here are the packing tips I tested. They failed miserably.  Pack off these packing tips!  Bulkiest Items “Wear your bulkiest items on the plane. Layering also helps.” Wearing my bulkiest items might… Continue reading Travel Travails: Pack Off These Packing Tips!

Everyday Epiphany, Travel

Travel Travails: The What Ifs

The “what ifs” bullied their way into my carry on bag expanding it to a steamer trunk that needed checking and a porter. In my past journeys, these “what ifs” won the packing battle. Medical What Ifs: What if my glasses break? (I bought a glass repair kit.) What if I lose my glasses? (I… Continue reading Travel Travails: The What Ifs

humor, Nonsense Chronicles

The Nonsense Chronicles: Jabbering Junk

While pouring a predawn coffee after a restless night, I heard a muffled cry for help. Peering out my kitchen window I saw no sign of disturbance. Upon turning, I found the sign of alarm came from within the kitchen itself, more specifically the junk drawer. It may have been the magic of early morning,… Continue reading The Nonsense Chronicles: Jabbering Junk

Everyday Epiphany, humor

Making Up With Make Up

I’m usually BEHIND the camera, not in front. After scrolling through a friend’s photos, I groaned at the images of me she captured.  Looking pastier than Elmer’s School Glue I decided I needed either a mask or a face-lift.  Both had advantages. An inexpensive mask would cover completely. A face-lift would lift out the wrinkles then… Continue reading Making Up With Make Up

Gardening, humor

Creating Problems

“Some people create their own storms and then get mad when it rains.” Unknown Unknown is brilliant! Her astute insights into life put perspective into mine.  I often cause my own problems. Fern Problem After paying for a truckload of mulch and hauling wheelbarrows of it to the backyard, I decided to plant ferns in… Continue reading Creating Problems