Don’t Know Much About History

(He never reads me so this won’t ruin the surprise.) My son recently moved from Temecula to Laguna Beach in California. One of his big beefs – and one of the things that I really liked – about Temecula is that it was a planned city that rose up out of the dessert all at…

Sunny Saturday

From Our Department of Ready and Waiting – New pad on an old chair. Do not mock my impractical but beloved vintage wooden patio furniture.  Mr. Sami had to reinforce the arm on thiis one with metal brackets. That usually portends the end. Spring clean-up is just around the corner and I hope to harvest…

I Am The Glamorous Type

As you know, I am all about appearances. I’m fine with the big hunks of glass as long as they sparkle – I really don’t need real diamonds. I wonder if these sparkle? They have the size going on and a bit of functionality as well, but that is almost incidental to me. USB Flash…

I’m Fired!

Today I did a perfect imitation of Donald Trump – the tone, the inflection, the accent – all perfect. You’re fired. Yah fiuhd. The people I was with thought I was doing Arnold Schwarzenegger. I am surrounded by cultural illiterates.

Who Among Us Does Not Love The Internet?

1. Previous unexpected surprises in my email: an offer from Mr. Happy Crack to send me boxer shorts communication from the writer who created the Giants of the Electric Century 2. Current unexpected surprises in my email: "Wasn’t sure if you ever found your answer to this question: "Now if anyone can tell me what…

Worthy Is The Butter Lamb

Could it be a  Easter without ham and kielbasi? Yes. Could it be Easter without a butter lamb? No. Things about the butter lamb: Whoever this is on Flickr got it right – flag and all. Back on the day, supermarket butter lambs came with red cellophane flags which transforms a regular butter lamb into…