humor, Politics

What I Learned About Life from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

While the Olympians gather valuable life lessons during their experiences at the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, I learned a few lessons myself during the Opening Ceremony on Friday.  Koreans and Rockettes According to Katie Couric’s commentary during the Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony at the Pyeongchang Stadium, the Korean culture values the group over individuals.… Continue reading What I Learned About Life from the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony

Cooking, humor, Politics

Protests And Riots About A Nut And Nutella

The Trumpster attended the Word Economic Forum in Devos, Switzerland on Thursday, which didn’t please all the Swiss. Campax, Swiss activists for a green economy, hung a “Trump Not Welcome” banner on a mountainside near Sargans, which isn’t by Devos. They thought Donald might see it when he flew over. That’s a big “might.” He… Continue reading Protests And Riots About A Nut And Nutella

Gardening, humor, Politics

Sitting Out The Women’s March

I’m a practice-what-you-preach-actions-speak-louder-than-words-put-your-money-where-your-mouth-is type. At least I am most of the time. Although I was a placard carrying chanter at last year’s Women’s March in Chicago, I sat out the 2018 event. I could site fears of random violence such as the Las Vegas shooting tragedy, but that’s not what kept me away. I was… Continue reading Sitting Out The Women’s March

humor, Politics, Technology

Pushing Buttons

Pushing Buttons “BALLISTIC MISSILE THREAT INBOUND TO HAWAII. SEEK IMMEDIATE SHELTER. THIS IS NOT A DRILL.” Never mind . . . it’s a test. Go on with your day. The first line flashed across cellphone screens in Hawaii at 8:07 am on Saturday January 13, 2018. The second line I made up because that’s what… Continue reading Pushing Buttons

Everyday Epiphany, humor, Politics, Technology

Elf On Shelf And Mensch On A Bench Take On Newsmakers

Peppermint Cocobee and Moshe Toystein (an Elf on the Shelf Santa Scout and Mensch on a Bench Value Keeper respectively) reinvented their holiday roles this season.   Traditionally families adopted Scout Elves to ensure that Santa received daily reports regarding their behavior. The data confirmed naughty and/or nice performance and qualified individuals for either one… Continue reading Elf On Shelf And Mensch On A Bench Take On Newsmakers