Archive | June, 2012

Across the Interwebz #431

June 29, 2012

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Well, it’s been quite a while since you suffered from some of these! Here are some goofy photos and other shenanigans I’ve found online. Just color the collars and you’re good to go! :beanie: I subscribe to updates from various museums and I saw this old tapestry on one of the posts. OMG!!!! People from […]

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ZooStores New Blog

June 29, 2012

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Are you sitting at the computer too long? Not getting in much exercise? Is your sedentary butt growing by the week?! LOL, look what I found! I actually kind of like it! I don’t think I could use it, though. It’s difficult enough, sitting in my chair like a lump, trying to concoct educational and […]

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45 Years Young

June 28, 2012

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Conversation this evening while my daughter was toodling with the calendar feature on her cell phone: Me: Oh, what day is my birthday this year? Daughter: On a Thursday. Me: Gee, how old will I be this year?? Daughter: I dunno. Me (to husband): Honey, how old will I be? Husband: 45. Me: 45?!?!??!?!?!??! I […]

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I Keep Trying to Think But Nothing Happens

June 27, 2012

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After long hours writing articles all day, my brain is fried and the house is a disaster. I took most of the month of June off, working sporadically. Vacation is over. So in the evening when I need to come up with something here, I’m dry. Oh, I have a number of stories in my […]

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Help, I’m Melting, and Other Silly Stuff

June 21, 2012

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We in the Northeast finally got clobbered with the massive heat wave belching up from the west, the one that all you guys were moaning about earlier this week. Um, yeah. It’s a doozy. Needless to say, I shut off all the computers yesterday, draped heavy fabric over the windows, turned on the air conditioner, […]

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A Great Pet Website

June 19, 2012

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Hey you guys, I found a terrific new website for pet owners– it’s Pet Forums. It’s one of the few websites I’ve seen that address not only dogs and cats, but also birds, horses, and fish! I have a bird, and he is largely ignored when it comes to stuff like pet health. I honestly […]

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Monday Laziness

June 18, 2012

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Because I work from home, I maintain a weird schedule. I often work during the evening hours, Mondays, and weekends. This past week, however, I have been completely lazy. And I’m making it an extended weekend by not working today, either. I have 9 articles awaiting me in my queue, yes, but I’m going to […]

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Leave It to Me to Get the Rebellious Bugs That Defy Science

June 16, 2012

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While sitting at my desk, I heard some annoying buzzing in the window next to me. I inspected the sill, and discovered a very strange bug. It looked like… well, it had the head of an ant, the thorax of a honeybee, and the abdomen of a beetle! WEIRD!!! I’d never seen anything like it […]

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Brad Stine and Me: Separated at Birth?

June 15, 2012

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The kids introduced me to Brad Stine last week. Oh My Gosh– this guy is not only hilarious, he’s right! :grinny: Here’s his stand-up routine on Road Signs and Animal Rights. LOL!! He talks like I blog!!! During the videos, I kept turning to my kids with smug looks: “See?! I’m not the only weirdo […]

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A Tried and True Yankee

June 15, 2012

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Ayut. ‘Tis me. Your result for The Classic Dames Test… Katharine Hepburn You scored 24% grit, 33% wit, 43% flair, and 14% class! You are the fabulously quirky and independent woman of character. You go your own way, follow your own drummer, take your own lead. You stand head and shoulders next to your partner, […]

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