Filling In Renewal Hopes, First Crush, and Superhero Wishes while Celebrating the Small Stuff on Friday

It’s time once again for some Friday fill-in fun, the perfect way to wrap up the week and kick off the weekend!  From Ann of McGuffy’s Reader: “The Friendly Fill-Ins are four fun and easy statements to complete. Ellen of 15andmeowing … Continue reading

Power Play: The One Where Met-Ed Held Our Power Hostage for 27 Hours

The Power Company, also known in these parts as Met-Ed (First Energy), pulled a power play on us last week.  Last Tuesday, as a matter of fact.  Just as I was getting ready to fix Little Dude a hot breakfast … Continue reading

Spontaneous Comedic Moments

  I have a dry sense of humor – sometimes it takes a minute to ‘get it’ when I proffer a zinger, but when the light bulb goes on, laughter ensues. Usually.  Sometimes the crickets are chirping, but I can … Continue reading

Tu loquere Latine?

Random Conversation with the Princess Nagger: PN:  “You know my friend, Libby, right?” Me:  “Yes, you’ve mentioned her before.” PN:  “Yeah, she’s the one from Canada – she can speak all languages because she’s from Canada.  French, Mandarin – she … Continue reading

Procrastination Station and Un-Friending Mother Nature

If I could ‘un-friend’ Mother Nature, I would. She’s been sending the Pacific Northwest an overabundance of snow, but completely bypassing us here in PA when we should have gotten at least one good snow day by now. Her menopausal … Continue reading