A Very Foolish Easter Prank!

When I found out Easter and April Fools' Day would collide this year, I had to prank everyone to make them look foolish. To even the score, I planned to dress up as a foolish Easter bunny. Oh, those best-laid plans that pave my way to hell. I arrived in the mountains to celebrate Easter weekend but forgot... Continue Reading →

Dogs Have Bad Hair Days Too!

I've had bad haircuts. One was so bad, I looked like I had ears like a dog! This photo was taken on an especially wild hair day. I'll admit our Bichon, Roxy, had become a shaggy dog. I had the perfect plan. After returning from a vacation at Lake Tahoe, I'd pick her up from... Continue Reading →

Shhh! Don’t Tell Anyone!

Do you remember the last time someone said to you, “Don’t tell anybody, but…” I would be willing to bet that if you were hooked up to a monitor, your heart rate increased along with your blood pressure. I bet that you leaned in a little and your voice got lower in pitch and you... Continue Reading →

The Mother of Invention

In the 45 years since the television show Star Trek first aired, many of its gizmos and gadgets have become commonplace.  Almost everyone owns a communicator we call the cell phone. The device Lt. Uhura wore over her ear to speak to random beings in the universe and others on board is now known as Bluetooth. GPS,... Continue Reading →

And Our Flag was Still There!

I had smiled and hugged my kids, then sent them out the door to school on September 11th. What happened while I cleaned up the cereal bowls still brings me to tears today. Alone in my kitchen while watching the Today Show on a small television, I witnessed mass destruction broadcast live. When the second... Continue Reading →

If Looks Could Kill

Felicity snatched her overfilled red leather backpack and flew out of the loft, with silver bangles jangling on her suntanned wrists. She flipped the bolt lock and ran to the stairwell. There was no time for the elevator. She bounced down two steps at a time knowing her embellished ballet flats had been the right... Continue Reading →

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