Humans are curious creatures and continually surprise me with their antics and odd behaviors. Their lack of logic and inability to walk on four paws explains their propensity for failure in the feline world in which we all live. But it’s their penchant to cause harm to themselves that has me worried about the future of their species. I witness horrors in my own home on a daily basis.
“Does technology free us or trap us?” This question came across my inbox the other day and caused me to pause. At first I thought it was a fairly straightforward...
“Good news, she slept through the night.” My husband shared this information in a hushed tone at 6:00 this morning and we gave each other a silent high-five.
Dear Diary, I used to write in you each night before going to bed. You were like a best friend forever except you’d never talk behind my back or give...
When my kids were babies, I took lots of photos — always hoping to get the one perfect shot.
When they were putting together the English alphabet, the letter X got the short end of his two sticks.
A blank page can be daunting. Especially first thing on a Monday morning, which is how I usually start my week.
Variety is the spice of life. Blood is thicker than water. Don’t let the cat out of the bag. Idioms. Proverbs. Expressive phrases that mean something other than their words might initially indicate.
Loud thumping resonates from upstairs and shakes the house. Repeatedly. It sounds like bodies hitting walls and furniture being thrown about, which is probably pretty accurate. I pause and wonder if – or when – I should go up. Then I take my next turn at Trivia Crack. The thumping continues.
I’ve never used a pen name or adopted an alias. My family’s not in the witness protection program, which I’m assuming would necessitate a name change. But this week we are the Nielsens. It’s a moniker steeped in power, prestige and a TV viewing diary.