Blogiversary- I made that word up. I know for sure because I didn’t read it on the Internet when I Googled it. Blogiversary is a portmanteau. A portmanteau is a combination of two blended words with two blended meanings, like a sloppy compound word. Think smog (smoke + fog) or fenemy (friend + enemy). I… Continue reading Blogiversary
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
As a goal-setting enthusiast, the New Year is the ultimate setting of goals event. In fanatic-like behavior I impose my goal-setting beliefs on anyone who will listen, those who only listen politely, and those who specifically state, “I don’t set New Year Resolutions. I don’t want to hear about it.” (I think it was… Continue reading New Year Resolutions: Release and Focus
Johnny Cash walked it, Texans danced it, and Donald Trump crossed it. The above lines refer to Cash’s lifestyle, "Achy Breaky Heart" choreography, and Donald’s policies. Since I prefer rock music, can’t dance well, and am a Democrat I find all of these lines annoying. Almost as annoying as the lines I stood in during… Continue reading Dropping A Few Lines About Lines
Thank you very much, world! Thank you for a clever son, a funny brother, and a fiancé who tracks down unique recipes and whips them up for me! (Poblano Pepper Soup is my latest favorite.) Thank you for extended family, long time friends, and doodle dogs that keep life interesting! Thank you for sound health,… Continue reading Small Things In Life Deserve A Big Thank You, Too!